England’s lead spinner Jack Leach says he is ready for a new role as the day/night pink ball Test against India looks set to bring the seamers back into the forefront after the tweakers’ domination in the first two matches.
The third Test of the four-match series, that is levelled at 1-1, will be played at the refurbished Motera Stadium here from Wednesday.
Leach is aware that with the pink ball, which tends to move around a lot more than the traditional red cherry, his role could change over the next few days.
“We want to be adaptable, we feel like we’ve got all bases covered in our squad so I think it’s going to be a fascinating Test match if the ball is moving around, and if so, it might be a slightly different role for me,” Leach wrote in Sky Sports.
“I’ve definitely thought about that – it’ll be a different…