Scott Borthwick hasn’t given up hope of earning a recall to the England side – this time as a batsman who bowls.
Borthwick made a Test debut in the final match of England’s disastrous 2013/14 Ashes tour, playing as the frontline spinner and batting at No.8.
Since then his leg-spin has become more of a second string as he developed into a specialist No.3 batsman for Durham, before a move south to Surrey for the 2017 season.
And with England still on the lookout for quality top-order batsmen – as well as spin bowlers – the 28-year-old retains the goal of international selection.
He spoke to Adam Collins in The Final Word.