England fast bowler Stuart Meaker decided to call off his morning dip after sighting a snake in their hotel’s swimming pool in Kochi.
A few emerging players along with some tried and tested ones will face a tough test when India `A` take on England in trying conditions in the first of the two warm-up games, at the Palam Airforce ground here on Sunday.
Fast bowler Stuart Meaker feels by taking three wickets against Haryana on a `flat` batting strip, he has done a decent job which may help him get into England XI for the first Test against India.
Pacer Stuart Meaker was today drafted into the England squad as cover for injured Steve Finn ahead of the four-match Test series against India starting later this month.
England pacer Steven Finn has urged his fellow young fast bowler to seize the chance provided by the rotation policy to stake a claim for a more permanent spot in the ODI side.
Varun Aaron’s dismissal of Scot Borthwick and Stuart Meaker in Sunday’s ODI against England suggests a bright future for the lanky pacer, M S Dhoni’s coach Chanchal Bhattacharya said.
Kevin Pietersen has been recalled for England`s limited-overs trip to India but James Anderson has been left out of the squad.
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