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Old 07-26-2019, 08:22 AM
Cumbrian is offline
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Originally Posted by Dead Cat View Post
Yup, no spinner - why bother in English conditions? Ali isn't good enough and his batting is terrible too.
I'd pick Leach myself - but this judgement on Ali's bowling is at variance with the facts. Moeen Aliís last nine Tests with the ball: 45 wickets @ 23 (leading wicket-taker in Sri Lanka and West Indies). Also in his last ten home Tests he has 43 wickets at 21.04. How much better can he be?