Sunil Gavaskar questioned the rigidity of England’s rotation policy citing Joe Root’s workload in the subcontinent.
“How about the workload of skipper Joe Root who has reeled off two double hundreds and a near double and has also bowled in the five Test matches so far?” Gavaskar wrote in his column for Sportstar.
“Not to forget the pressures and tensions of captaincy on an overseas assignment. Why isn’t he being sent home to rest when clearly he has had the heaviest of workloads?”
Gavaskar comments came during an assessment of England’s lineup in the Tests it lost (Chennai and Motera) so far in the four-match Test series.
“After winning the first Test match they (England) went into the second match with both their pace bowling spearheads missing. Jofra Archer had an injury and so he was not considered….