England’s decision to recall Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid to the test side to face India has been criticised by two of his county’s most prominent former players.
LORDS: Adil Rashid has been recalled to the England squad for the first test against India, despite the leg-spinner saying he wanted to focus on limited-overs cricket. The 30-year-old signed a white-ball only contract with his county Yorkshire in February but said he “was not finished” with the longest format of the game. Rashid, who has played 10 tests and picked up 38 wickets, was picked in the 13-man squad ahead of Jack Leach and Dom Bess, the two Somerset spinners who have featured in the last three tests.…
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid could earn an England Test recall to face India if he changes his mind over red-ball cricket, said coach Trevor Bayliss.
LEEDS: A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE VIDEOS After restricting India to 256 for eight, both Morgan and Root made light work of the run chase on a wicket that was assisting the spinners, with Kuldeep Yadav, the chief wicket-taker for the visitors in the first game, unable to bag a single scalp. England looked rarely troubled,…
Adil Rashid believes England would be on the brink of whitewashing Australia 5-0 even if the world champions had been able to select their strongest ODI side.
LONDON: England will field an unchanged team for the fourth Test against Pakistan at The Oval, captain Alastair Cook said Wednesday.
LONDON: England are giving serious thought to playing two spinners in the fourth Test against Pakistan at The Oval by handing a home debut to leg-break bowler Adil Rashid.
MANCHESTER: England team has sought ex-Pakistani spinner Saqlain Mushtaq's help to counter Yasir Shah, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
LONDON: England have recalled bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to a 14-man squad for the second test against Pakistan at Old Trafford starting on Friday.