Despite the empty wickets column, Josh Tongue has passed his Ashes audition

Despite the empty wickets column, Josh Tongue has passed his Ashes audition

Josh Tongue ended his first day as a Test cricketer wicketless but it was easy to see why England have long viewed him as an international prospect, writes Yas Rana from Lord’s.

Just last year Josh Tongue was pondering retirement and considering what his career options were away from cricket. Of all of the injury-plagued seamers in England, his luck with fitness has been as rotten as any. If you rewind back to 2017, Tongue, still a teenager, quickly established a reputation for himself as a bowler of serious potential. A near ever-present in the Worcestershire side that won Division Two, Tongue backed up his breakthrough campaign with an excellent follow-up season in the top tier.

At 20, he had nearly 100 County Championship wickets across both divisions at an average around 25 and had already earne

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