A player by name Onions is representing from which sport and country?
The form of England\'s one-day cricketers in 2006 has been enough to put a tear in the eye of even the most callous fan and yesterday, in an attempt to end a nine-match winless sequence, the coach Duncan Fletcher welcomed his latest recruit to the squad - Graham Onions. Whether Onions, who was playing for Durham at Edgbaston on Sunday when he received an invitation to replace the injured Darren Gough, can do enough to force his way on to a winter tour in the three remaining NatWest Series matches is debatable but, in one-day cricket, he currently has very little competition.
If Onions plays against Pakistan in this afternoon\'s day-night encounter at the Rose Bowl, he will become the 14th fast bowler England have used in 16 limited-overs games this year. Injury has played a significant part in the alarming turnover but, even so, it is a staggering figure, highlighting just why the team\'s World Cup plans are in disarray.
Onions has impressed many pundits during his first full ...more