Most people, from what I can gather, are keen for Lee to displace someone (Kasper) and return to the Test side. So it’s interesting to read the other side of the coin, this particularly catching my eye:
Technically and temperamentally he is less suited to Test match cricket. He swings the red ball less than he does the white one, both when it is new and later when trying reverse-swing.
His patience and consistency have also been problems in the past, particularly in last summer’s series against India.
I don’t rate him as a quality Test bowler, but that’s not to say I wouldn’t relish the prospect of seeing him play 1 Ashes Test, hopefully one in which Harmison too is on fire…and Vaughan back to his Ashes Best. Even the Aussies would love to see Vaughan back to his 2003 form, pulling McGrath off the front foot and driving Gillespie through the covers.