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Boycott: 'England didn't have any consistency'

Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott analyses the third Test and the series between New Zealand and England in Auckland (00:00)

Interviewer: Andrew McGlashan

March 27, 2013

Posted by moaman on (March 27, 2013, 19:18 GMT)

Very interesting and fair although Mr Boycott didn't say why the kiwi bowlers wouldn't also find the duke ball to their liking.Surely if they could extract more swing from the kookaburra than their England counterparts-they should have the duke dancing for them? Southee wasn't match fit after the long injury break,and nowhere near his best and his figures reflect that.Boult's numbers don't show how well he bowled.

Posted by   on (March 27, 2013, 15:54 GMT)

Bowling is all about putting the ball in the right place. The difference between English bowlers and NZ is not that different. They are not much faster than the NZ either. If Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Southee were playing for England they would be saying how world class they are.

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