Simon Kerrigan: England spinner plays down Test debut 'nerves'

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Kerrigan plays down debut 'nerves'

Simon Kerrigan admits to BBC Radio Lancashire's Scott Read that he expected to be nervous on his England debut, but does not believe it contributed too much to his difficult introduction to Test cricket.

The 24-year-old was handed a surprise call-up against Australia at The Oval for the final match of the Ashes series, but things did not go to plan for the left-arm spinner, who bowled just eight overs in the match and returned figures of 0-53.

Kerrigan says things "did not click technically" for him during the game, but is confident of being given another opportunity to prove himself at international level.

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