23 (ANI): Toby Roland-Jones will be missing from England's Ashes squad after a scan has revealed that the Middlesex seamer
has sustained a stress fracture in his lower back.
"So if he's not 100% fit, it's important to maybe have a look at having four seamers
Given Yorkshire's glut of seamers
he might have expected Martyn Moxon, coach at Durham when Lewis was captain, to help out this week.
ON-LOAN Nottinghamshire seamer
Andy Carter again showed his worth to Glamorgan with a four-wicket haul on a rain-interrupted second day of their County Championship clash with Derbyshire at the Swalec Stadium.
"But one thing you need a lot of is high-quality seamers
. A lot of these guys are still maturing, but over time - with injuries and the amount of cricket we have to play - we need some depth in that area."
then took over as Tim Bresnan, a late addition to this match following his release by England, Ryan Sidebottom and Steven Patterson each took three wickets.
Uncapped Middlesex seamer
James Harris is to be added to the Twenty20 squad.
Harmison played three Tests in India, taking just six wickets, and knows that the seamers
will be made to toil for little reward.
Samuels was the only batsman to pass 50 - the next highest was 32 - and the only one to stand up to the seamers
, who attacked as a pack to put the hosts under pressure.
We have confidence in him but we are not clear about whether to go with three seamers
or two seamers
and one extra spinner," he said.
The 20-year-old Warwickshire seamer
had already surfaced on England's radar after an impressive first full season in county cricket by claiming 42 championship wickets at 20.57 last summer.
With Liam Plunkett sidelined with a side strain the Riversiders went in with just three frontline seamers
with all-rounder Ben Harmison keeping his place in the side.