England head coach Chris Silverwood on Monday warned his wavering best three and said they have to begin contributing more to ease off the weight on the captain Joe Root.
The top-order has been a steady issue a few times for Britain with Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, and Dom Sibley beneath the highlight after coming up short to enroll a score of 30 in two innings of the drawn, to begin with, Test.
“Yeah, I think we do,” Britain coach Chris Silverwood said on Monday (Eminent 9) when inquired in the event that there’s an over-reliance on Root.
“Encourage conversations between the players and the coaches to try and find a solution for this to try and help them get better. It’s not through lack of effort. It’s not a lack of hard work, it’s just a case of we have also to try and find a formula that works. That’s a work in progress at the moment,” he added.
Haseeb Hameed is holding up within the wings for a chance, nearly five a long time since a broken finger cut brief an eye-catching begin to his Britain career in India.
“I’m confident he’s as ready as he could be,” added Silverwood.
“He put his best foot forward in Durham when he scored that hundred and what he did an early season within the championship appears there’s a part of lesson there as well.
“I think he is making a really solid case and at a few points, we may make a choice and also give him an opportunity.”
The moment Test of the five-match series gets underway on Thursday at Lord’s.
“Yeah, I think we got to step up our endeavors. Joe has been marvelous over the past six months, truly. But what we ought to do is make beyond any doubt the guys who battle with him come to the party as well. We require the folks around Joe scoring many more focuses to require the weight off him, ”Silverwood said