Kevin Pietersen can be described as many things. Impulsive. Exciting. The man who pinched our future wife. And now a former limited overs international player.
The third set of County Championship fixtures were largely ruined by the weather. On the plus side, this just gives us more space to talk about One Direction, Martin Guptill’s foot and whether Eoin Morgan is alive or dead.
With the world on the edge of their collective seats in anticipation of the upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka, we cast our eye over the selection debate which has gripped the nation… Or something like that anyway.
A short while back we looked at the idea of using a ten-innings rolling average to look at a player’s ‘form’, as opposed to their career average, which is more a measure of overall ‘quality’. Here we’ll use this idea to have a look at England’s current top-order batsmen.
Close of play England 342/6 (Cook 96, Morgan 79, Prior 73*) In a sentence After being put in to bat, England recovered from an early wobble to put themselves in a solid position Player of the day Matt Prior. Honourable mentions to Alastair Cook and Eoin Morgan, but Prior stole the show in the final […]