Originally Posted by Tiger444
^well if all 14 players are allowed to play, then everyone will get a chance
True, but batting up in the order means you have more overs to bat. More importantly, batting up in the order, you have better chance to have another specialist batsman on the other end supporting you, as opposed to batting in partnership with a tailender where you have to take more responsibility. Those can be crucial factors for newbies in the team.