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As Joe Root puts the troubles of England’s buildup to the Ashes behind him and prepares for his first match as captain – at any level – overseas, he has called on his team to create a winning habit David Pastrnak Womens Jersey and be ruthless on their tour of Australia, starting with the two-day game against a Western Australia XI at the Waca.

Root is cutting a relaxed figure on tour, back sharing with his old house-mate Gary Ballance – “It’s nice to have someone cleaning the room,” he said, “that was my job when we lived together” – but is bullish about his aims as England prepare for the Gabba. He is looking for “continuity in the top order” and for those coming into the squad to “put your name forward for that first Test” but cannot guarantee every player will play one of the three warmups.

Injuries to Moeen Ali (left side) and Steven Finn (left knee) leave England with 14 fit players, and Root said they “won’t look to play more than 12” in this weekend’s match. The other two tour fixtures before the first Test will be first-class, so the first offers some scope for experimentation. Both injured players are expected to have scans on Friday.
“We want to be as ruthless as we can and start the tour as we mean to go on,” Root said. “We want to give guys the opportunity to play in the middle when those chances arise but at the same time not at the expense of losing and not being at our best. It is about making sure we apply ourselves and get what we want out of them by trying to win and getting into the habit of winning early in the tour.”
Leadership is an issue that also needs addressing. Over the coming days, Root and the management will discuss the appointment of Ben Stokes’s replacement as the vice-captain. “It will be sorted by the first Test. I don’t think it http://www.authenticcubsshop.com/authentic-13-alex-avila-jersey.html makes a massive difference to me on the field,” he said. “I have senior players around me who have been fantastic. It is http://www.vancouvercanucksofficialonline.com/Adidas-Igor-Larionov-Jersey a side that is always wanting to help each other out, which is a great environment to work in. Players are thinking about the game, looking to drive it forward themselves and take responsibility. It is a joy to captain.”
Of his overseas captaincy debut, Root said: “It’s important I use these three games to get a good feel for captaining overseas and how we are going to utilise the conditions. Authentic David Pastrnak Jersey Making sure we have clear plans for their batters and we are as prepared as possible and give ourselves the best Authentic David Pastrnak Jersey opportunity to break their side down. There are a lot of new things and these three games are an opportunity to get us off to a great start. We need to get guys into form and for me as captain to get a feel for how cricket is played in these conditions.”England conducted a middle practice at Perth’s Richardson Park and while Finn injured his left knee batting in the nets (possibly by whacking his bat against his knee driving), Moeen sat out the session entirely http://www.ramsnflofficialonline.com/Authentic-Jack-Youngblood-Jersey with a suspected side strain, having felt pain in recent days. His absence is concerning on two counts: he has missed internationals with a side strain before (in 2015) and, in the absence of Stokes, he is a vital player.
Neither injury is thought to be tour-ending at this stage but were Moeen ruled out England would require some lateral thinking, with batting and spin-bowling required from his replacement. Liam Dawson might be the selectors’ first thought but Samit Patel should be in David Pastrnak Womens Jersey the frame too and Mason Crane is likely to play against Western Australia. Still, both Moeen and Finn have three weeks and two more tour matches before the first Test.



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