Adil Rashid England 2020-21 – ‘There are pros and cons of playing Tests again and biggest issue is my shoulder’

Adil Rashid has said that any potential return to England’s Test set-up will depend on whether his shoulder “can handle the stress of red-ball cricket”. Rashid held talks with England head coach, Chris Silverwood, at the end of the summer and could be in contention for selection if and when…

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Ashley Giles backs Jonny Bairstow to fight to regain Test berth after losing central contract

Ashley Giles, England’s director of men’s cricket, believes that Jonny Bairstow still has the hunger to regain his Test place, despite his exclusion from the ECB’s list of red-ball contracts for 2020-21.Bairstow, who turned 31 this week, has played just one Test match in the past 12 months, making scores…

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