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Switch Hit: Root too good to drop?

Jonathan Harris-Bass chats with Andrew McGlashan, Alex Winter and Jarrod Kimber about the last week in English cricket as they draw level in the one-day series against New Zealand. They focus on Joe Root's form and his future in the side, plus there's dis (49:07)

ESPNcricinfo staff

February 20, 2013

Posted by Fred_Housego on (February 21, 2013, 16:45 GMT)

I've enjoyed this podcast for a number of years, but it can be pretty unlistenable these days.

The addition of more more people to the pod is to blame. It sounds like everyone is having a much better time on it, there's more laughter anyway, but it makes it much harder to listen to. People talking over each other more doesn't help either.

Why change a format that was working well, only to make it worse?

Posted by   on (February 21, 2013, 6:30 GMT)

Why isn't there a show about South Africa "Switch Hit"... Why are most of the shows and commentary on this website about England and Australia, and little about India , and very little about South Africa, who as far as I recall are the number 1 team in test cricket. Surely they warrant some interest?

Posted by cricketlover2 on (February 20, 2013, 16:34 GMT)

yes he is too good to drop, its time morgan got dropped when Pietersen comes back in, making at top one day line up England X1 should be Cook, Bell, Trott, Pietersen, Root, Buttler, Bresnan, Broad, Swann, Anderson, Finn

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