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Ger27 wrote: ↑Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:47 pmMaybe. Not good news for our spinners. Would expect him to be batting a bit higher than 7. Came in at 4 last year against Lecis.
glamman wrote: ↑Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:50 am To be fair Hogan has been pretty mobile in the field and although he has not been taking wickets, that has not been all his fault. Remains economical.Yes, all fair points.
The other issue is that we are a bit short in the seam bowling department. Smith and De Lange are the main two now but Smith has not been the most reliable because of injuries. TvdG has been a bit inconsistent and I am not sure about his status post-Kolpak. Then there are problems. Wagg is no longer a bowling threat. There appear to be problems with Carey and we have not seen Walker or McIlroy. Walker has another year on his contract. Douthwaite needs to improve as a batsman or a bowler to be worth selection. If he does not improve as a bowler he cannot be considered as a seamer option. Personally I would bowl Lloyd before Douthwaite at present.
For those reasons I would expect Hogan to get another year, albeit he must be expensive.
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