Event hosts England, bidding to win the International Cup for the primary time, have risen to the highest of the one-day world ratings since their dismal early go out on the 2015 version in Australia and New Zealand.
And having finished a 4-Zero ODI sequence defeat of Pakistan at Headingley on Sunday, they look like assured concerning the bulk in their International Cup squad, with nationwide selector Ed Smith pronouncing the selected 15 at Lord’s on Tuesday.
However there nonetheless appears to be some doubt concerning the identification of no less than certainly one of England’s bowlers for the event.
Do they want a back-up sluggish bowler to complement the leg-spin of Adil Rashid and the off-breaks of Moeen Ali?
In the event that they do, is that guy Joe Denly — who has spent a lot of his county profession as a consultant best order batsman however used as a spin-bowling all-rounder in opposition to Pakistan or Hampshire left-armer Liam Dawson, who didn’t function within the contemporary sequence.
Some other query the selectors must imagine is whether or not David Willey, the one left-armer amongst England’s seam-bowling choices, has carried out sufficient to peer off the overdue fee of newly-qualified Sussex fast Jofra Archer.
Willey, Denly and Dawson may all be vying for one position, with the verdict going through Smith, fellow selector James Taylor and Bayliss — additionally a member of the panel — not at all easy.
However with Morgan most likely having to place his agree with in some of the trio at what may well be crucial level of the event, Bayliss stated the skipper’s view may but be one thing of a casting vote.
“If it set out to a little bit of a stalemate in discussions, within the 4 years that I have been right here the captain will get a large say,” stated Bayliss forward of the overall variety assembly.
“He is were given to be the single ok with going out at the box with the opposite 10 avid gamers. The captain has an overly large say.”
The Australian, who will stand down as England trainer on the finish of a season additionally that includes a house Ashes sequence, added: “Sadly one or two guys must pass over out.
“That is simply the best way it’s in skilled game.”
Dawson was once pressured into an early go out from England’s low season excursion of Sri Lanka.
However whilst he didn’t play in opposition to Pakistan, Bayliss insisted he have been a long way from forgotten through England.
“He is been in conversations for the closing six months or extra, undoubtedly,” stated Bayliss.
“He was once in Sri Lanka with us and if it wasn’t for an damage he’d have most certainly completed that sequence and most likely long past to the West Indies as neatly. He’ll get a excellent listening to on the variety assembly.
“The verdict we’ve were given to make is that Denly covers a couple of positions. His batting is clearly his power and clearly a bowls few leg-spinners as neatly.
“With Dawson, he isn’t a nasty batter both, however he is been decided on in earlier squads, like in Sri Lanka, as a 3rd spinner.
“You would need to say he is the following best possible spinner. That is the resolution we need to mull over, speak about and spot which means we pass.”