Chris Silverwood will probably change the lineup against Sri Lanka, which he later confirmed. "We're training again tomorrow so we'll see how everyone has pulled up," Silverwood said, as quoted by cricbuzz "Looking at what we've got in front of us, it's highly likely there will be the rotation and rests with the seamers line-up."
- Olly Stone is returning from injury and we will see if he will be on his level. But he's not the only one coming back. There are also Woakes, Anderson "I am excited about him," Silverwood said. "We've Wood, Stone and [Jofra] Archer who can also hit 90+ mph.
I think it's great to have that in your armoury. "What we've seen from Olly is that he hits the deck hard and bowls at pace. He is getting better and better in the areas he is bowling and the understanding of what he's trying to do and the plans he is putting in place."
"We talk about having a varied attack and having everybody fit and ready go. At some point we probably do need to get him into the attack if we can." "He's got to earn his way there, which he is doing, he's working hard and doing everything we ask of him.
It would be great to get some Test experience in him at some point, either here or India."
Bess and Leach
Bess and Leach, who are not happy with their performance, will play together again. However, the coach is satisfied and believes that they will progress.
"I thought they went better as they went on," Silverwood said. "It was great to win the Test but I wouldn't say we were at our best. I expected a little bit of rustiness. If you think we've not played since last summer, and the short prep going into this.
I thought the two spinners got better as they went on. Started hitting their straps, finding their lengths and pace. "For getting a game under their belt, they'll come out better for that. I think the fact the two of them got five wickets each will do them a world of good from a confidence point of view as well.
It was really pleasing to see that." England is a very good team and the competition is obviously great. The players will have to fight hard for a place in the team "The best type of headaches," Silverwood said.
"I'd be more worried if it was the other way. Dan did exceptionally well in this Test. He conducted himself in the way I expected, to be honest. He did it his way. He is self-assured. He has confidence." "For him to get runs in the first innings and guide us home in the second was great experience for him and he made the best impression he could on his first outing."