• search

Freddie may be tossing up with Dravid at Nagpur

Written by: Staff

London, Feb 26 (UNI) Inspirational allrounder Andrew Flintoff will take over the helms of England team if injured skipper Michael Vaughan fails to turn up for the toss with Rahul Dravid at Nagpur Test on Tuesday, according to media reports here.

Things have turned from bad to worse for England who have been grappling with all sorts of troubles ever since they arrived in India. After Vaughan's knee injury, England received another bodyblow when lieutenant Marcus Trescothick decided to take a flight back to England citing ''personal reasons''.

And although, the 27-year old allrounder from Lancashire is struggling to find his last summer's touch, 'The Observer' reports that coach Duncan Fletcher has confirmed his name for the top job in absence of Vaughan and Trescothick.

The newspaper also suggest that the only other contender would have been Andrew Strauss, but he was also been afflicted by a dip in form.

However, more problems could be in store for England if Vaughan fails to recover in time as Flintoff intends to return home for the birth of his second child, around the time of the third Test.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more