The recent summer of English cricket will be remembered for two unforgettable moments – Final Cricket World Cup and Ben Stokes matches, at Headingley.
Both will enter the British folklore as legendary matches, identifying careers. However, the brilliance of these two cases concealed a horrible twelve months for England in the Trial arena.
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He didn’t win a series of tests in 2019, except for the one-time match against Ireland in July. For the first time since 1999, English has traveled a calendar year without winning a series of tests.
Joe Root men lost to West Indies 2-1, drew Ashes 2-2 and lost to New Zealand 1-0. Thanks to Steve Smith, England did not retain Ashes at home for the first time in 18 years. Their current South Africa tour has started poorly, losing their first Centurion Test after 107 runs.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan was brutal when he judged England’s current test squad, comparing them to the bad 1990 team.
In terms of cricket, 2019 is considered one of the worst years England has had during my Fox Sports. There is a bit of 90s style selection going on with British cricket and I don’t like it.
There is a good balance between tightening and changing and players think this may be their only chance. It was a poor environment when the players were looking over their shoulders.
This poor Viking environment emerges from an obsession with tinkering and challenging players; a revolving door selection mode has spoiled the development of England players. The UK has been experimenting with countless opening batsmen since Andrew Strauss’s career, which ended in 2012.