England coach Chris Silverwood issued a warning to his shaky top batsman on Monday (August 9), indicating that Hasib Hamid is about to recall a second test against India.
For some time, the England team has been facing the problem of high base running. Rory Burns, Zach Crowley and Dom Sibley failed to get 30 in two innings in the first test of the draw. Become the focus after the division.
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Crowley’s scoring average just over 11 points per game in 2021, while Sibley’s average scoring average of 21.56 points in the past 9 games is not much better, and his pedestrian scoring rate has also caused unnecessary Concerned, he scored 46 points with 203 goals in the first test.
Silverwood said: “I would rather be accused of giving someone too many opportunities than not enough.” “But at some point, I will have to make a decision.
“We have to resolve and accept that we didn’t get these runs, so we have to see why. This question has also been raised to the batting coach-how do we make sure we give them the best chance of success?
“But in the end if it doesn’t work, I have to think about why and how to change it. Ideally, we let the players score again and regain confidence in them. But if it doesn’t happen, obviously I have to look.”
Hameed is waiting for an opportunity, nearly five years away from a striking start of his English career in India, shortened by a broken finger.
After returning from injury, his condition dropped sharply, but since replacing Lancashire with Nottinghamshire, he rebuilt his game and played against India in a warm-up match in Durham to start the season. The prologue of a century. In the county championship, he ran 642 times, for two centuries and four fifties, with an average of 45.85.
“I believe he is ready,” Silverwood added.
“When he scored 100 goals, he played his best in Durham, and what he did in the tournament at the beginning of the season showed that there are many courses there.
“I think he is giving a very strong reason. At some point, we might make a decision and give him a chance.”
The second test of the five-game series will be held at Lord’s on Thursday (August 12).
‘Mooen Ali must be under consideration’
Silverwood also said that all-round player Moen Ali “definitely” is considering participating in the second test.
“Moeen must be under consideration. He has always been part of our consideration. So this is something Joe and I will be talking about at Lord’s,” he said.
“We know that he is an excellent cricketer, we know that he is currently performing well in the 100s, although I appreciate that it is a different format,” he added.
(Input from ANI)