Over the years rotation policies, particularly in cricket, have gone down like lead balloons.
Mitchell Starc famously hit out at the decision to stand him down because of fear of burning out early in his career.
But Peter Siddle has delivered Australian selectors an Ashes warning, declaring the necessity of rotating the bowlers during next summer’s five-Test series against England.
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Siddle, who took a famous Ashes hat-trick in 2010 and later played key roles in both home and away series victories, says last summer’s loss to India showed the importance of rotating the bowlers to keep them fresh.
“We’ve seen with the last two series against India in Australia, if there isn’t a really dominant force then it does take time to bowl the…