Harry Brook ‘nailed on’ to be in England’s XI at T20 World Cup: Nasser Hussain | Cricket News – Times of India


LONDON: Harry Brook could have already got performed sufficient in Pakistan to have “nailed on” his place in England’s Twenty20 World Cup XI, mentioned former captain Nasser Hussain.
The 23-year-old Brook arrived in Karachi with simply 4 caps.
However the Yorkshire batsman has been in very good type throughout the opening matches of a T20 collection in opposition to Pakistan, scoring 154 runs in three innings at a blistering strike-rate of 194.93.
That tally features a match-winning 81 not out in a 63-run win on Friday that gave England a 2-1 lead within the seven-match contest. Brook confronted simply 35 balls whereas displaying a wide selection of strokes from lofted drives over the covers to unorthodox ramps over his shoulder.
“Going into this collection, you had been pondering, ‘How can we get Brook into the World Cup beginning XI?’ I am unable to see how one can go away him out now, I actually cannot,” Hussain instructed Sky Sports activities forward of subsequent month’s world showpiece in Australia.
“For me he is completely nailed on within the number-five spot for the primary sport in that World Cup. He will be a celebrity in all codecs,” the previous England batsman added.
“There is not any space the place you are protected. Batting at 5 is just not a simple place… however each time he is are available at 5 he is been prolific.”
England stand-in captain Moeen Ali, main the vacationers instead of the injured Jos Buttler, was equally enthusiastic concerning the workforce’s rising star.
“Brooky is exhibiting how particular a participant he could be. He appears a tremendous participant and hopefully he grows and turns into a kind of high, high gamers,” he mentioned.
Brook himself mentioned there was no nice secret to his strategy.
“I simply attempt to watch the ball and hit it. It is so simple as that,” he mentioned. “Once I begin doing badly, that is once I begin predetermining stuff and overthinking.
“In the event that they go large, I try to hit it over level; in the event that they go straight, I will try to hit it over midwicket. I simply play the ball on its benefit.”


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