A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Kevin Pietersen ousted from England limited overs squad for New Zealand series

Pietersen will only play during the Test series in England’s tour to New Zealand

England flamboyant batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ousted from the national team’s limited overs squads in the upcoming tour of New Zealand due to the national selectors desire to keep him fit and healthy ahead of the brutal international schedule to follow later this year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: England to continue rotation policy during ODI series against India

Swann will miss the entire ODI series

In an attempt to limit the players’ workload and chances of sustaining injuries, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced that they will be continuing their rotation policy throughout the five-ODI series against India in January.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Stuart Broad’s fitness is a major concern for us, admits David Saker

Saker believes Broad finds it difficult bowling in different conditions

England bowling coach David Saker has admitted that pace bowler Stuart Broad’s fitness will be a major concern for the entire national team since he has the ability to be a game-changer.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Stuart Meaker confident of playing at least one Test match against India

Meaker has not given up on trying to play at least one Test match against India

Surrey pace bowler Stuart Meaker is hoping to play at least one Test match in England’s current tour of India and believes that his three wickets during a practice match against Haryana is a sign that he has the ability to get some swing out of the Indian pitches, which are predominantly known to be extremely spin-friendly.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Steven Finn sees rotation policy as an opportunity for young bowlers to shine

Finn believes the rotation policy can help younger players gain more match experience

England pace bowler Steven Finn has encouraged the younger bowling talents in the national team to take full advantage of captain Andrew Strauss’ rotation policy in order to showcase their skills.

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