Gillespie at Trent Bridge.. Hayden at The Oval?

Calls are out for Matty Hayden's head..
Michael Slater - "The time has come for Australia to drop Matthew Hayden. He's struggled to make runs all series, as he did in 2001 in English conditions. In truth, he has been out of form for 12 months."

More often than not, an out-of-form player gets carried in a winning team.. But when the team is not performing, the same players become excess baggage. Matty Hayden himself would be the first to acknowledge that he is not playing to his potential. So who should be the replacement? Slater wants Katich to open and all-rounder Shane Watson (currently playing for Hampshire) to come in and provide Australia with a fifth bowling option. If McGrath comes back, I dont think the Aussies would need a fifth bowler. Playing Brad Hodge in the middle order would be much more useful.

England, on the other hand would have to decide between Collingwood and Tremlett, if Simon Jones doesn't get fit for the fifth test. Mike Gatting is backing Collingwood. I would pick Tremlett just for the simple reason that he gives a better bowling option than Collingwood's gentle seamers. The way England batsmen have batted in the last 3 matches, I dont think they need any more support in that department.

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