As such, they should play Anderson and Broad now and then take a view at The Ageas Bowl as to whether to rest either of them. Plus, with white-ball cricket exclusively to follow this series, England can perhaps afford to push the pair a little more than against the West Indies, when these Pakistan Tests were still lingering over their heads. … [Read more...] about Who will England pick for first Pakistan Test at Emirates Old Trafford?
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Austin Dillon – finished 13th: “The only thing we were missing was track position. We had to start at the rear of the field but did a good job of working our way into the top 15 or so in Stage 1. In Stage 2 we took right-side tires during a pit stop, which positioned us in the lead for a restart with just a few laps remaining in the Stage. I just couldn’t get going on two tires and ended up losing the lead, but we were still able to maintain enough track position to earn some Stage points. We pitted for fuel-only during a caution in Stage 3 that put us in a great position at the end of the race to go for it while a lot of other teams were in fuel conservation mode. It was amazing how fast the Freightliner Chevrolet was during that long green flag run at the end. We just needed about 20 more laps at the end to be in contention. Overall, it was a solid day for this Freightliner team.” … [Read more...] about What drivers said after New Hampshire
"He carries himself with great dignity and is probably the most impressive captain of the West Indies since Sir Viv Richards. He has a very different style, his dignity is quiet as opposed to Viv who was very much in your face, but he is a hugely impressive guy. … [Read more...] about Jason Holder most impressive West Indies captain since Sir Viv Richards, says Michael Atherton
"You can't say that we will definitely pick them to go to Australia in 2021, because they will be subject to the same standards of form and fitness as everyone else. But we've just seen what happens when you drop one of your all-time top bowlers without really knowing why you're doing it." … [Read more...] about England vs West Indies: Graeme Swann criticises selectors for dropping Stuart Broad in first Test
"For me, I feel like it's pretty much everybody on the team, because it's a new coaching staff and it's a new everything — new playbook," Walker added. "So we've got to walk into this (same) situation with our hands up and just continue to grind and to be ready to work. It's going to be a long process and we've just got to get ready to go, when the opportunity comes." … [Read more...] about XFL QB P.J. Walker opens up on decision to sign with Panthers