Former England skipper Ian Botham says Jonathan Trott must be dropped for the second Test against the West Indies, beginning on Tuesday.
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Trott posted scores of zero and four in during the first Test in Antigua, his first match since the 2013/14 Ashes series in Australia.
With the middle order of Gary Ballance, Ian Bell and Joe Root settled, the 33-year-old was selected to open alongside skipper Alastair Cook.
Both openers failed to make an impact, with Cook scoring just 11 and 13 in his two innings at the crease.
Botham says he doesn’t see why Trott had been given a second chance and called upon Adam Lyth to be handed an opportunity.
“I don’t see the point in playing Trott at the moment, I’d look to give Adam Lyth a go,” Botham told Sky Sports.
“Lyth has consistently scored runs over the last few years so I’d say he deserves his chance.”
Lyth scored 1,487 runs at an average of 67 during Yorkshire’s title-winning County campaign last season and was named Professional Cricketers’ Association player of the season.
England are expected to make one change for the second Test, with James Treadwell set to make way for Moeen Ali.