September 17, 2006

Ashes

Nitpick on the Ashes squad

Nishi Narayanan
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England's Ashes squad was announced on September 12 and experts have a lot to say about the selections.

Vic Marks writes in The Guardian -

If anyone is under pressure after the selection of this winter's squads it is the ECB's medical staff, who have presumably delivered the assurances about the crocks.

Meanwhile Michael Atherton has received a text message from Ashley Giles...

"Christ, Ath," said the text message in the middle of last week, "I've not had my legs amputated, you know. Any jobs going then this winter?"

Read The Sunday Telegraph for more.

Nishi Narayanan is a staff writer at ESPNcricinfo

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