Originally Posted by Lofty76
Hi, maybe I am missing something here, but I can't see why this side was needed. If an additional one is/was needed,why not use one that was already in existence: the England Lions. They have an identity and known playing staff; it would guarantee giving the future players of England (or the Rest of The World, as I prefer to call them) game time together and generate a team spirit.
Do we really need more kolpaks littering up the place?
I thought the idea was that it would enable young players who may not be getting much of a look in at their counties an opportunity to play some live cricket?