Graham Thorpe backs the Hundred to help England’s struggling Test batsmen

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  • Assistant coach says players will be able to relax
  • Minimal Championship cricket before India series

Graham Thorpe hopes the Hundred allows England’s batsmen to relax before their five Test series against India and believes their mental approach is proving more of a hindrance than any technical problems.

Thorpe, the assistant coach, and Marcus Trescothick, the elite batting coach, have plenty of work to do with their charges before the first Test against India on 4 August after the 1-0 defeat against New Zealand exposed shortcomings.

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Written by Ali Martin
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jun/14/graham-thorpe-the-hundred-can-help-england-struggling-test-batsmen under the title “Graham Thorpe backs the Hundred to help England’s struggling Test batsmen”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.