Vaughan said England was wrong in do not choose a specialized spinner in the playing eleven for die both tests against New Zealand.
“They have lucky at Lord’s because it rained. But to do the same mistake two weeks in a row – this is a blatant tactic error. The wicket wasn’t captivating and offered a lot of turn around but you need a variation if there is in Edgbaston is hot and dry, “Vaughan told The Telegraph.
“You actually end up up bowling your closer more in a four man seam attack everyone as with three closer and the spinner – if they also Jack Leach would have picked Joe Root also kept his closer fresher. I hope England doesn’t do the same mistake against India.”
India series begins on 4th of August. Vaughan thinks England needs to get better playing the long game” on good wickets.
“Even if England fought on these pitches, I think they have to go on playing on good wicketsThat is what he said to Chris Silverwood wanted this summer.
“I do not think so playing on green tips against India – even if it makes them a couple of cheap test wins – make them all good whatever, like them build to Australia and beyond. you need learn how to play, and win, on good Test sites.
“The past a couple of weeks were perfect wickets for exam cricket and rated die team who played better cricket. England just have not been good enough. It was a strong reminder that this test match team have along way to leave before they can really think about beating Australia in Australia.”
Vaughan reiterated that New Zealand is the favorite for the WTC final against India from June 18th.
“When you factor in that they made six changes for this test, you just have to say they are better side than England even now with England without Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler or Jofra Archer series.
“I have New Zealand as a favorite for win die World test championship final against India. They had two very competitive ones games and will need some trust.
“India played warm within the squad -up matches but that just is not die same intensity, “he added.
Read More: Cricket News