And England manages to wreck it without even overbowling it!
Now it’s Plunkett; that’s an England squad bowling injury full house for Durham!
Following on from Mark Davies leaving the England squad with ankle problems and then having an operation on his ankle, and Graham Onions returning home from the squad with back injury; esteemed drinks boy Pudsy has now apparently joined the list.
BBC TMS feed – 0439 – Eng 490-9 (171 overs)
“ And a bit of breaking news on TMS – Liam Plunkett will return home a day early from this tour because of an injury that they want to treat immediately.”
Do England treat their pace bowlers well? What do they do with them? They have not been flogging the overs out of the Durham ones in matches. For the amount of time our bowlers have seen on the competitive field this winter this is not been a good return. Plunkett has seen only one [non EPPs] tour match all winter!
England: keeping our Nigel [the physio] in business!
Geoff Cook looks forward to the forthcoming Abu Dhabi trip. Here he is at last years MCC v the Champion County fixture held at the home of cricket, Lords. The blurry form with him is the teams physio, Nigel, a busy man right now.
Yes the big O has gone back to his roots. Finally it seems that Otis Gibson [Durham Legend] will become head coach for the West Indies Cricket Board. So good luck Otis – will miss you.