Spinners could be key - Boycott

Former England batsman Geoff Boycott tells BBC Radio 5 live's Will Perry that he feels the contribution of England's spin bowlers could be key when they face Pakistan in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The BBC Test Match Special pundit points out that Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has been one of their most effective in their recent "home" matches in the United Arab Emirates.

England have chosen Monty Panesar alongside first-choice spinner Graeme Swann for the three-Test series, which begins in January - and Boycott feels they may need a fifth bowler more than a sixth batsman.

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