England's Ashes Test Team

Alistair20000

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Would Jason Roy be better coming in at No 3? That is also a trouble spot in the batting line up and a bit of the new ball could be used up. It would still mean finding another opener (Dom Sibley maybe, having a good season although I haven't seen much of him) but would keep Root in his favoured no 4 slot.
A fair shout. The Surrey head coach Michael di Venuto has suggested Roy would be best at 4 while Roy himself says he would prefer to open or come in first wicket down.
 

IndoMike

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Roy to open, please. If he wants it he gets it. He's proven he can handle the pressure and his attack- minded approach can put the opponents on the back foot. He's confident. Would rather have a problem at no.4 than at opener
 

The Proper Chap

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My line up:

Roy
Burns
Root
Geoff Boycott
Bairstow
Stokes
Buttler
Moeen Ali
Woakes
Archer
Anderson
 
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