England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

Scyld Berry, Cricket Correspondent 3 August 2016 • 7:30am   It is the fashion for an England player to kiss the badge of three lions on his helmet. At Lord’s Pakistan’s Misbah ul-Haq did his famous press-ups, while Azhar Ali sank to his knees and pressed his forehead to the turf at Taunton and Hove in the warm-up games. Whichever way he chooses to celebrate, the first batsman to score a century in the third…

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