Former captain Michael Vaughan has slammed England’s workforce administration for his or her lack of communication with Liam Plunkett, saying it was a “disgrace” that the quick bowler got here to learn about his omission via social media.
Plunkett, 35, has not performed for England since serving to the workforce win the World Cup final 12 months. He didn’t even discover his identify within the record of 55 gamers who have been requested to renew coaching final week following the coronavirus hiatus.
“Do you know what, Phil? The most disappointing thing that I heard in that interview was that after the World Cup final, he won England a World Cup with a group of players and management, and not one person rang him up. Not one person,” Vaughan stated in a podcast with former left-arm spinner Phil Tufnell.
“He had to find that (news of omission) out through Twitter – I’m sorry, that’s back in your day, Phil. That doesn’t happen in this era of cricket, that’s a disgrace.”
Plunkett, whose spouse is an American, stated he’s open to taking part in for US if there is a chance.
“It would be nice be involved in some sort of cricket over there. My kids might be American, so it would be quite cool to say to them that I played for England and the US,” he instructed BBC Radio 5 Live’s Tuffers and Vaughan Show.
However, the pacer must serve a three-12 months residency interval with a purpose to be eligible to play for US.
“I’m English and I’ll always be an Englishman, but if I’m still fit and there’s an opportunity to play at the highest level, why would I not take it?” he had stated. “If I go over there and end up being a US citizen, or have a green card, I can help the development, especially being someone who has just finished with England. It would be nice to get involved in that.”