Trevor Bayliss and Joe Root impressed by emergence of spinner Jack Leach in England's Test against New Zealand
England are citing the emergence of Jack Leach as they search for crumbs of comfort after their winter of woe ended in one final disappointment.
Coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Joe Root were both impressed by the left-arm spinner on debut against New Zealand in the drawn Christchurch Test which confirmed a second series defeat to add to their 4-0 Ashes trouncing.
Bayliss identifies Leach as the man in possession, not just for next winter's tours of spin-friendly Sri Lanka and West Indies but at home to Pakistan and India this summer too.
The 26-year-old has trodden a tortuous path at times... read more
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