Root relishes bowling headache


Manchester, July 29

England captain has Joe Root stated he’s not fearful about having bowling “headaches” main as much as subsequent week’s first Test in opposition to Pakistan after his aspect’s 2-1 sequence win over West Indies.

Root’s males got here from behind to regain the Wisden Trophy, with a complete 269-run victory within the third Test at Old Trafford on Tuesday sealing the hosts’ fightback.

Having controversially overlooked Stuart Broad from their four-wicket loss within the opener at Southampton, they noticed the veteran seamer return for the following two matches, with the 34-year-old changing into simply the seventh bowler to take 500 Test wickets. England will return to Manchester for the opening match of their three-Test sequence in opposition to Pakistan, with the selectors having to determine whether or not the likes of Broad, Chris Woakes, James Anderson, and Jofra Archer ought to be retained or to as an alternative clean up the assault with the rested pair of Mark Wood and Sam Curran.

“As we’ve seen it’s hard to leave anyone out — just look at the players that haven’t played this game,” stated Root. “With the talent that’s waiting in the wings it’s an exciting place to be and long may those headaches continue.” — PTI



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