Sam aims to take his chance and keep top Billings

By Chris Stocks

SAM Billings is hoping he can establish himself in the middle order of England’s one-day team this summer, with Tuesday’s final ODI against Ireland his latest opportunity to impress.
Billings got an opportunity in this series only because of the back injury that struck his Kent teammate Joe Denly shortly before last Thursday’s opening match in Southampton.
Denly was subsequently ruled out of the series and, after making a career- best ODI score of 67 as a last-minute replacement in that first match as England won by six wickets (174 for-...

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