Last-gasp calls have not always been easy on England | James Wallace

James Wallace looks at some selection choices England have made over the years

DRAMATIC times for the ECB this week as England were forced by an intra-squad Covid outbreak to delve into their (admittedly rich) reserves. Here, I look looks at the times when selection ‘issues’ weren’t so easy.
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