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England should resist any urge to recall Jos Buttler from the IPL and pick him for the first Test against Sri Lanka, says Nick Knight. Wholesale Air Max 270 . James Taylors enforced retirement has opened up a spot in Englands middle order, with one possible option to promote Jonny Bairstow up to No 5 and hand Buttler the gloves. Pundits pick England squad Who would our experts play against Sri Lanka? However, Sky Sports pundit Knight reckons Buttler - who lost his spot as England wicketkeeper to Bairstow during the series against Pakistan in the UAE late last year - should continue to develop his game with Mumbai Indians. Whats best for his development now is for him to be where he is, the former England batsman said of Buttler, who is being coached at Mumbai by Ricky Ponting and teaming with the likes of Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard. Nick Knight has selected Gary Ballance at No 5 in his England Test team He is around star names and different conditions, which will stay with him for the rest of his career, so I think he is in the right place.I have no doubt that down the line, whether thats six months or a year, that he will be a Test match cricketer - he has all the skills, although it may take him a bit of time to find the right tempo to bat at in Test cricket.For consistency of selection and while he carries on doing what he has done, I would stick with Bairstow batting somewhere in the top six or seven and keeping the gloves in hand. Buttlers top score in his 10 IPL innings to date is the quick-fire 41 from 22 balls he lashed against Kolkata Knight Riders on his second appearance.He will feel like he hasnt announced himself yet, Knight added of Buttler, who has been batting at No 4 and 5 for his franchise since being picked up in the IPL auction for around £385,000.When he got 41 in his second game I thought it might allow him to kick on but he hasnt really done that. Jos Buttler has shown flashes of his skills in the IPL We have to remember, though, that while we have such high expectations of Jos from what we have seen with England, this is a whole new environment for himPlayers will tell you that there is nothing better than going into a dressing room where everyone knows you and you have nothing to prove.Here Jos will feel he has something to prove and want to justify his fee.Watch Englands Test series with Sri Lanka live on Sky Sports 2, starting with the first game, at Headingley, from 10am on Thursday, May 19.You can also catch each and every IPL game, live on Sky Sports. Click here for TV times. Also See: Pundits pick England squad England fixtures/results Sri Lanka fixtures/results WATCH: Root bowls out Stokes! Air Max 90 Outlet Australia . Playing in his 19th career final, the second-seeded Tsonga was favourite to win the Open 13 for the third time and to secure an 11th career title, but he struggled with Gulbis attacking approach. New Balance Outlet Store . The 10-year deal the league and players agreed to that ended the 2011 lockout gave either side the right to opt out after six years. With the league projecting financial growth, there has been speculation that players will take that option in three years, especially since a new national TV contract will be in place by then. http://www.discountaustraliashoes.com/cheap-balenciaga-fake.html .com) - Kam Chancellor bobbed his head in celebration as he crossed the goal line on his game-clinching 90-yard interception return. WASHINGTON -- The Washington Redskins have turned to a familiar name associated with a notorious blunder as they try to fill the biggest hole on their roster. Ryan Clark, who was allowed to leave Washington nearly a decade ago when they decided that Adam Archuleta was the better option at safety, was scheduled for a visit to Redskins Park. The team on Wednesday was also planning to host defensive end Antonio Smith, although another of its targeted players -- cornerback Corey Graham -- decided to sign with the Buffalo Bills. In addition, the Redskins announced the signings of receiver Andre Roberts, guard Shawn Lauvao and special teams standout Adam Hayward. All three agreed to their deals shortly after the start of the leagues open market period Tuesday afternoon. There was another addition: a one-year deal for free agent tackle Bruce Campbell, a 2010 draft pick who sat out last season with a shoulder injury and has yet to start an NFL game. His signing continued a modest approach to free agency despite salary cap money to spend after a 3-13 season. Campbell would provide some competition for Tyler Polumbus at right tackle, although the Redskins were expected to pursue a proven starter at the position. Campbells deal is worth $710,000, according to The Washington Post. The Redskins initial free agency moves were noteworthy for two reasons: They represent a more pragmatic approach now that general manager Bruce Allen has been given control of the roster, and they didnt include a safety. Most of the top available safeties were snapped up wwithin hours of the start of free agency. Air Max 95 Store. Jairus Byrd, T.J. Ward, Donte Whitner and Antoine Bethea are off the board. The Redskins made a play for Mike Mitchell, but he chose to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Redskins face uncertainty at both safety positions. Incumbents Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty are both free agents; Meriweather has battled injuries and inconsistency, while Doughty is more valuable in a special teams role. Washington drafted a pair of safeties last year, but Phillip Thomas missed the season with a foot injury and Bacarri Rambo lost a starting job after struggling early in the season. Clark turns 35 this year and is on the backside of his career, but he is expected to field offers from several teams before accepting an offer. He would add leadership to a defence that is losing captain London Fletcher, who plans to retire. The Redskins rue the fact that they didnt have Clark in his prime: He had eight productive seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers after Washington didnt re-sign him after the 2005 season, while Archuleta became one of the biggest free agent busts for a franchise that has had more than its share. Clark announced on ESPN that he would be visiting the Redskins, although his appearance on the Bristol-based network might have led to complications for his free agency plans. Late Wednesday, he tweeted: "Is this a sign? Crazy traffic in Conn. Might miss the flight to DC!" Later, he tweeted: "Man, now my flight is delayed! Sign .2? Come on man!" ' ' '



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