Ollie Robinson already prepared with his plans ahead of his expected test debut

The decision of resting those players who were involved in the Indian Premier League leaves an open door to play for England at the biggest level for Robinson.

Ollie Robinson who is having a prolific first-class season expects that he can perform very well if selected for Test Series against New Zealand.

“I do feel like if I get my chance I am ready,” he said. “I don’t feel too nervous at the moment and I feel like I should take to it fairly well. I’m just excited by the opportunity and hopefully, I can make my debut on Wednesday.

The decision of resting those players who were involved in the Indian Premier League leaves an open door to play for England at the biggest level for Robinson.

“I’d say I am a wholehearted cricketer. As soon as I cross the white line, there’s a different edge to me which people might not have seen from county cricket. I will be getting in New Zealand’s faces and trying to gee the boys up a bit. Just bringing that little extra edge hopefully next week and I’ll be going fairly hard.

“Any game of cricket that I play, I always play at 110%. I call it ‘white line fever’ where I’m a changed character when I go on the field. It just gives me that little extra boost when I’m able to go at players and bowl at better players and go at them. I definitely feel like I have got different gears that I can step up to in Test cricket.”

The pacer however cannot match up the speedy pace of bowlers like Mark Wood but he believes that he has got a lot of potential in him which could prove extremely handy.

“I won’t reveal too much yet but I have done quite a lot of research on their top-four especially,” he added. “I have watched a lot of footage of them batting. I’ve been trying to work how I am going to go about getting them out and setting them up.

“Williamson is obviously the main one. It looks like swinging it away from him, setting him up, pulling him across the crease, and then using the crease with the nip backer to get him looks like a solid option. That will be Plan A. If he gets a few more we have got a few Plans Bs and Cs in the background.”

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