Ian Bell makes double hundred

Ian Bell has hit a double hundred against my team – couldn’t he have waited a week? Run Out for 231 – and, with Robert Key also making a hundred, and Pietersen looming ominously over both of them, some very, very tricky decisions have to be made. Key, Bell or Pietersen? Butcher is almost certainly out of the Bangladesh mini-series due to his injured wrist – and frankly, unless there’s a spate of injuries, this ought to be the end of his Test career. So there are potentially 2 positions available.

As much as I like Key, I feel Bell deserves the 2 Bangladesh Tests to just have a bat and aclimatise with the side. Pietersen, too, has to play…

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