Cricket World Cup: Liam Dawson mute in contention for England squad – Bayliss

Cricket World Cup: Liam Dawson mute in contention for England squad – Bayliss

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Advantage-handed lumber out & a gleaming make a selection – England wrap up four-zero series steal

Spinner Liam Dawson continues to be in contention to be named in England’s World Cup squad no topic no longer taking part in in the series against Pakistan, in accordance to coach Trevor Bayliss.

The Australian says Dawson is vying with Joe Denly, a batsman who bowls some part-time leg-breaks.

England will title their squad at 09:30 BST on Tuesday.

“Dawson has been in conversations for the closing six months and could per chance well simply win an even listening to on the assembly,” stated Bayliss.

England must also think on the invent-up of their tempo attack, with David Willey, Tom Curran and Liam Plunkett doubtlessly competing for 2 spots.

They’d join Chris Woakes and Label Wood, and Jofra Archer who pleasant to play for England in March and has since performed three one-day internationals.

All six had been named in England’s provisional squad, along with Denly, who had runt choices to press his claims in the four-zero series steal against Pakistan.

The 33-365 days-historical bowled six wicketless overs and batted once, scoring 17.

England think that his inclusion would give them larger flexibility, as he could per chance well well double as batting duvet and a bowling probability.

On the other hand, there will be one other reserve batsman – seemingly James Vince – in the squad.

So, it could per chance per chance well well be argued that Hampshire’s Dawson, a stronger bowler than Denly, would be a larger treasure-for-treasure replacement must mute one of frontline pair Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali be unavailable.

“That is the choice now we fetch to mull over,” stated Bayliss.

“Denly covers a number of positions. His batting is clearly his strength and he covers a 2d batting establish.

“He is done smartly in the runt alternatives he is had for us over the previous couple of months. And clearly a number of leg-spinners as smartly.

“With Dawson, he is no longer a unsuitable batter both, however he is been selected in outdated squads as a third spinner. You are going to fetch to order he is the following most efficient spinner.”