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Liam Dawson: Hampshire all-rounder not surprised by England Lions omission

Liam Dawson carried out in England’s first two Tests against South Africa in July

Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson believes his omission from the England Lions squad to tour Australia is consistent with his displays in pink ball cricket.

The 27-year-old carried out two Tests for England against South Africa in July previous to he was once dropped from the facet.

“I don’t think I did myself any justice at Test level,” Dawson suggested BBC Sport.

Somerset spinners Jack Leach and Dom Bess were made up our minds on ahead of Dawson for the go back and forth which is able to shadow England’s Ashes squad in November and December.

Dawson, who made his Test debut in India final wintry weather, scored best 18 runs and took five wickets in his two video video games against the Proteas.

He struggled for form with the bat throughout the County Championship too, making 334 runs at an average of 20.88, although he did take 31 wickets at 26.1 apiece together with his left-arm spin.

“I wasn’t looking too much into the decision,” Dawson admitted to BBC Radio Solent. “It wasn’t a huge marvel not to be involved, alternatively there could also be not so much I can do about it.

“That’s a part of recreation and I have simply to get on with it and check out to enhance to get into the following squad.”

Keaton Jennings, Tom Westley and Mark Wood, who all featured throughout the South Africa collection, are numerous the 17-man Lions squad.

“I consider numerous the Lions time table this iciness is constructed round crimson ball cricket,” Dawson added.

“I bowled reasonably well for Hampshire throughout the Championship, alternatively I did not bowl anyplace with regards to along with I can throughout the Tests, which is frustrating.

Dawson continues to be set for an eventful wintry weather despite being overlooked. He is as a result of get married on Saturday and will return to the Bangladesh Premier League in November for a 2d 12 months to play throughout the Twenty20 competition for Chittagong Vikings.

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