Australian cricket greats Shane Warne and Mark Waugh have urged England to make big changes to its batting line-up in order to be competitive down under this summer.
Warne and Waugh were not the only ones who are concerned about the fragile nature of England’s batting at Test level, with Michael Vaughan also delivering a brutal wake-up call.
Speaking on Fox Cricket’s ‘Road to the Ashes’ podcast, Vaughan opened the discussion by warning England cannot compete with Australia unless it finds a solution to its batting woes.
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“The batting line-up is fragile, it is as simple as that,” he said.
“[Jos] Buttler, [Ben] Stokes will come back in, [Chris] Woakes – yes, they will improve the team but unless that batting line-up changes and can learn and understand how to get big…