Originally Posted by cabinboy
Buttler is the most talented batsman we have, whereas Hales is clearly not test class and because of his front foot playing technique never will be. I wouldn't advocate sticking with Hales for more than one more test as he is keeping better players out of the side. Build the team around Root, Taylor, Buttler and Stokes.
LOL. Back to the eighties!
You're dropping one man who has barely had a chance for another who doesn't have the foggiest how to construct a Test innings, despite having played 15 Tests.