Is Test cricket for development though? Surely that's what the A tour is for so Sodhi should go on that. Astle's been the form FC spinner of our summer, has the best record, and has the most experience, hence everything points towards him having the most chance of success over there.
Todd Astle had a great FC summer - 37 wickets at 30 with an ER of under 3. I'm not sure why some players get countless opportunities, while others get put on the scrap heap after just one Test (which was a win overseas against a top eight team).
Sure they don't want to take two leggies, but at...
If we beat SL we'll likely go through, since they both still have to beat England. Yes the other results are all favourites, but in T20 amongst the top 8/9 teams favourites only means like a 60-40 advantage, so there's a reasonable chance that at least 1 of those 3 matches will be an "upset".