Originally Posted by Wickets
Would the fact Root's batting at 3 for Yorkshire despite there being multiple other candidates who could slot in there not suggest he intends to keep that position for England?
Based on what Gale said, it wasn't really Root's decision. Much as I'd think the England selectors will pick a squad rather than Root saying he's desperate to play at three. Plus it's certainly at odds with what Bayliss has said about Root's desire to play at three being lukewarm at best.