Play at Lord’s!
And the round to come:
Ali Martin drops me a line: “It will be interesting to see if Craig Overton, in the Somerset squad, actually plays today. I’m pretty sure no county seamer has bowled more than his 206.2 overs.. and he’s on an England pace contract, which controls his workload etc. It may be that he and the England medical staff are perfectly happy right now, of course. If he doesn’t play, that may indicate that he’s in line for the Test squad too. Looking at the rain radar right now, we might not find out for a while…”