James Anderson and Stuart Broad were excellent for England in taking fight to the Australian batsmen... but there remains a glaring need for a third seamer with the same X-Factor

England currently have two of their greatest bowlers in James Anderson and Stuart Broad sharing the new ball and they were magnificent in the first innings at the Gabba.
Their combined figures of 54-20-99-5 highlight the quality Joe Root has at his disposal. However, there has been a noticeable drop-off in this Test match once the pair of them aren't bowling.
In contrast, Chris Woakes and Jake Ball took two for 144 off 42 overs. You have to be fair to them and put it into context that they are not bowling up front – as Anderson and Broad are - and this is very much a new-ball wicket at the... read more

25 November 2017 in Sport, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail

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