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MANCHESTER: England will “think about rotating” star all-rounder Ben Stokes though his presence makes it a greater workforce, mentioned coach Chris Silverwood forward of the third and remaining Check towards the West Indies starting on Friday.
Stokes scored 176 and 78 not out within the two innings and in addition took three wickets as England beat West Indies by 113 runs within the second Check to tie the three-match collection 1-1.
His efficiency additionally earned Stokes the numero uno place within the ICC all-rounder rankings, displacing West Indies skipper Jason Holder.
“We would like him on the market as a lot as we will; everybody can see how good he’s,” Silverwood mentioned.
“However you recognize what, we will think about rotating him. He is been on the centre of the final couple of video games and we have to ensure he is okay. But when he’s match and wholesome, he’ll play.”
The 29-year-old had pulled himself out of the assault halfway by his 15th over in West Indies’ second innings however later insisted that there was “completely nothing to fret about”.
Silverwood mentioned Stokes should “rein” him in throughout coaching as he’s all the time wanting push himself.
“He’ll preserve pushing himself, which is why he’s nearly as good as he’s,” mentioned Silverwood.
“However from a coaching perspective we try to rein him in the place doable and preserve him as match as a fiddle as a result of I do know we’re a greater workforce with him on the market… We have to take care of him the perfect we will.”
Following the third Check towards the West Indies, England will play one other three-Check collection towards Pakistan beginning August 5.
England had picked James Anderson, Jofra Archer and Mark Wooden for the opening Check, whereas together with Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran within the second match.
With six to seven seamers at his disposal, Silverwood will face a range headache however he mentioned he’s decided to choose the “strongest assault” to win the third Check.
“We have to place out the strongest assault out that is obtainable to us. It is very troublesome to maintain everyone glad on a regular basis. However when you do issues for the appropriate motive, I believe there’s an understanding there,” the 45-year-old mentioned.
“Everybody needs to play on a regular basis and I might most likely be extra upset in the event that they did not. If you’re leaving out world-class gamers, from my standpoint it is an excellent place for English cricket to be. It is by no means simple and also you’re all the time going to get pushback. However you attempt to be as sincere as doable,” Silverwood added.
The previous seamer additionally hinted that each Dom Bess and Jos Buttler would possibly preserve their spots within the third Check.
“I assumed Bessy bought higher and higher as the sport went on. He discovered his rhythm and the previous few overs he got here to the forefront. All of the choices are on the desk however Dom is the spinner that is in possession for the time being,” Silverwood mentioned. ature makes it just a bit too simple to depart him out.