Originally Posted by shakibrulz
You can't know whether he'd perform or not unless you give him an extended run at #3. Unfair to say that "Always good for losing cause" since he comes so bloody down the order - what else would you expect?
Expect intent. Clearly he is not the right player for that spot. We can all say things like guiding the tail and stuff but if it doesn't win you matches then chuck it. Yes he needs to bat higher up the order and in fact has his highest ODI score when he came to bat number 4 against Aussies [which was yet another 50+ in a losing cause