James Taylor: Michael Vaughan tips batsman for Test success

James Taylor
James Taylor has played one Test and one ODI for England

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has said he is convinced James Taylor has all the attributes to shine at international level.

The Nottinghamshire batsman, 22, made his England debut in the second Test against South Africa at Headingley.

He scored 34 as part of a 147-run partnership with Kevin Pietersen in England's first innings

"You don't want to speak too soon about him but he did look the real deal," said Vaughan.

"He looked very composed and calm.

"It helped having Kevin Pietersen at the other end smacking it to all parts because he could just play a holding role kind of game.

"The most impressive thing is the way he played the ball so late. Usually, on debut you go at the ball and are quite anxious but he showed a lot of calmness.

"He has only played one innings but looked to me like he has pretty much all the qualities required to have a really good Test career."

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