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Harry Brook has declared himself ready to open for England should the selectors opt to make a change against South Africa.
Yorkshire’s Brook, 23, is the in-form English-qualified batsman on the county circuit, averaging 107.49 in first-class cricket this summer. He toyed with the South African attack in making 140 in England Lions’ win at Canterbury last week.
And there is a strong argument for the Test team to cash in on the purplest of patches by handing him a debut in the position in which he started his career, particularly as his numbers are in stark contrast to those of Zak Crawley. The incumbent opener has failed to make 50 in eight Test innings this summer.
Harry Brook is ready to open for England's Test side should he be selected against South Africa
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