Originally Posted by Officer Down
Could put Prior up to six and Broad up to seven.
Indeed, and with Swanny in the team you'd still have batting down to no 8. If Bresnan was fit that'd be batting down to No9. Besides anything else, the bowlers main function is to BOWL, not to bat - I don't get this current obsession amongst cricket management to have batting down to no 11. If the full-time batsmen were doing their job properly, we could have brick-footed bunnies like Chris Martin in the team and it wouldn't matter.