Crawley, who was called up back to the England team for the Boxing Day Test, showed huge potential in a 77-knife in the Sydney Test.
The Kent cricketer easily defeated the Australian star’s attack as he pulled competently and drove confidently.
Speaking on Fox Cricket, Vaughan said:
” The real promise from Zak Crawley. The future for England. He must be offered a long, opener. This is a player that England have to dedicate to for a long time. “
Vaughan also took to his Twitter account to praise Crawley for his stellar shot at SCG.
” Zak Crawley can play seriously… Not many positives from this Tour but he’s definitely someone who needs to be on this Test team for the long haul… #Ashes” – Vaughan .
This is Crawley’s highest test score since his career best of 267 against Pakistan in the 2020 home summer. However, his dream of scoring a hundred Ashes has gone up in the air. . Cameron Green, who pinned him to death in front of the player for 77.
Zak Crawley shines with shining 77 at SCG
Crawley is one of the mysteries of cricket in England. But then he had a first-place average of 31 and he averaged just over 10 in his final calendar year for England.
However, leading into the Sydney Test, he was confident he ended up hitting some laps under the rope. He pointed out the same on Sunday.
”After watching the fair Ashes for a bit, I feel like there’s a lot of racing here (at SCG). I’m looking forward to that,” he said.
Thanks to his superb knock, England’s young opener left a lasting impression on a number of former greats, including Ricky Ponting.
Speaking to Channel 7, Ponting chose Crawley as the best British hitter to have featured in the current series.
“I like the look of this young man, there’s something about him. He seems a little different with his attitude and intentions than most other English players we’ve seen. on trial in this series to date.”
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Crawley will now look to continue his good form with Batman in the fifth and final Test in Hobart.
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