Preparing green tops for India series won’t do England any good: Michael Vaughan | Cricket News

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LONDON: Former captain Michael Vaughan feels that making ready inexperienced tops for the five-match Take a look at sequence towards India following the disappointing present towards New Zealand will do England extra hurt than good in the long term.
Vaughan mentioned England erred in not selecting a specialist spinner within the enjoying eleven for the 2 Checks towards New Zealand.

“They obtained fortunate at Lord’s as a result of it rained. However to make the identical mistake two weeks in a row – that could be a obvious tactical error. The wicket was not gripping and providing plenty of flip, however you want a variation when it’s scorching and dry at Edgbaston,” Vaughan advised The Telegraph.
“You truly find yourself bowling your seamers extra in a four-man seam assault every than with three seamers and the spinner – so if that they had picked Jack Leach, Joe Root might have additionally stored his seamers brisker. I hope England don’t make the identical mistake towards India.”
The India sequence begins on August 4. Vaughan reckons England should get higher at enjoying the “lengthy sport” on good wickets.

“Although England have struggled on these pitches, I consider they should proceed enjoying on good wickets, which is what Chris Silverwood mentioned he wished this summer time.
“I don’t consider enjoying on inexperienced tops towards India – even when it will get them a few low-cost Take a look at wins – will do them any good by any means as they construct to Australia away and past. They should learn to play, and win, on good Take a look at pitches.
“The previous few weeks have been excellent wickets for Take a look at cricket and regraded the crew who has performed the higher cricket. England simply haven’t been adequate. It has been a stark reminder that this Take a look at match crew have an extended technique to go earlier than they will actually take into consideration beating Australia in Australia.”

Vaughan reiterated that New Zealand are favourites for the WTC ultimate towards India starting June 18.
“Once you consider that they made six adjustments for this Take a look at, you simply should say they’re a greater facet than England now, even with England not having Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler or Jofra Archer this sequence.
“I’ve New Zealand as favourites to win the World Take a look at Championship ultimate towards India. They’ve had two very aggressive video games and can take some confidence.
“India have performed intra-squad warm-up matches however that simply isn’t the identical depth,” he added.

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