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Old 8th August 2015, 22:35   #5
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Originally Posted by CDogg16 View Post
With the Ashes now on attention will turn to the limited overs series.

Like most other fans, I was impressed with England's new attacking brand of cricket in the series against New Zealand. However, although the cricket was explosive and exciting, I think there are a few players in the ODI side who would be better suited to develop in he T20 side, similarly to which Alex Hales did. (Only be bought in to the ODI side quicker.)

I would like to see Moeen come in for Roy, Taylor in for Billings and Broad in for Willey. Roy and Willey will both be important for England in the T20 World Cup, but it is important our ODI side is not packed with T20 players, like in the past it has been packed by Test players.

I am probably in the minority in thinking this, but I think there is still a difference between ODI and T20 cricket and the squads should be slightly different.
One problem with this suggestion is that there is hardly any international 2020 cricket played outside of the global tournament. So there isn't really an England 2020 side to help develop. I think Moeen probably will come back in to the ODI side, but I don't think Taylor will. The role Billings was playing is a very important one and I think he can do it well. Towards the end of the innings there have to be people down the order who might be able to hit most of the remaining balls for six.
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