Originally Posted by Baundule
Ash probably needs a rest, NOT a kick out.
Yes, for now. I wouldn't have him in my XI for the second test, but I wouldn't drop him from the squad altogether either, at least not yet.
Now he might go on to score a hundred if picked for the second test, but it's high time we stopped letting these once-in-a-blue-moon innings fool us and explore options that will yield benefits on a more consistent basis in the long term.