England tour of Sri Lanka: Jonathan Trott backs Ian Bell to regain form – Cricket News Update

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0 LIKES UnLike tour of Sri Lanka: Jonathan Trott backs Ian Bell to regain form – Cricket News Update’s abilities. The right-handed batsman is positive that Bell, who has not been amongst the runs in recent matches, will regain his lost form during the Test series against Sri
Backing Bell to overcome his lean patch, Trott said, “In the 12 months before the UAE tour, Ian was probably our leading run-scorer with He's obviously had a few bad Tests, which is disappointing, but he'll want to put that right.”
Bell, the 29-year-old batsman from Warwickshire, was in supreme form before the tour of the in the three match Test series but it was Bell who suffered the most.
The right-hander averaged only 8.50 runs in six innings with a highest score of 29. Even the likes of, scored more runs than Bell in that particular series. He was consequently dropped from the ODI series that followed.
Bell’s lean patch with bat has followed him to, with scores of 0 and 14, in the first and second warm-up games so far, depicting the fact that the batsman is still far from his very best.
Trott, who is ICC’s Cricketer of the Year 2011, held that his fellow batsman from has the ability to bounce back from such situations, and looks good to bury the ghosts of the UAE tour.
"I've played a lot of cricket with him for Warwickshire and England so I know his game pretty well. He looks in good touch and he'll be okay,” said Trott.
Trott, reckons that the batter needs time in the middle and hopes that Bell, along with, another English batsman who is short of runs, will get runs under their belt before the Test series against Sri Lanka gets underway.
He said, “I'm sure they might get some time in the second innings. Both of them have been looking in good form but they just haven't been able to get runs on this trip.”  



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