“Clearly it’s now not great for Stoney. I’ve been in his place whilst you get injured and any person else is available in to switch you, however his loss is my achieve.
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“With a bit of luck I will be able to pass available in the market and feature a good have an effect on at the workforce.
“Harmy set a horny prime same old as a lad from Ashington, so I’m going to need to do beautiful neatly to overcome him.
“However I’m truly having a look ahead to it.”
England are company favourites for the sequence win after their spectacular 3-Zero victory in Sri Lanka in November.
And whilst Wooden is assured of good fortune, he insists the Windies will supply a more difficult take a look at than many give them credit score for.
“My first excursion used to be in truth to the West Indies with England,” he endured, “and everybody used to be pronouncing we will have to roll over them – ‘it’s going to be 3-0’ – however we ended up drawing the sequence 1-1 they usually performed some beautiful excellent cricket.
“They at all times rise up for an England sequence and it’s going to now not be as simple as folks assume.
“However I indisputably do really feel we’re favourites with the thrilling squad we’ve were given and the performances we’ve simply installed in Sri Lanka.
“It’s now not simple to win there, so if we will do this I’m positive we will win within the West Indies.”
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