Not sure if this opinion is even a slightly different shade of grey to the one the other day.
Morgan or Bopara? Sounds like it was close. The national selector, Geoff Miller, said:
“The controlled innings that Eoin played just gave him the nod.”
When a batsman is being picked to play against Sri Lanka, scoring 193 against Sri Lanka will advance your cause.
We’re not sure why Ravi Bopara neglected to score 193 against Sri Lanka, but in hindsight, that was an error.