Jimmy Anderson will address the media on Monday with speculation growing that he is coming towards the end of his unprecedented England career.
The record-breaking Test seamer has endured a frustrating summer and the chances are increasing that he may be struggling to reach the magical figure of 600 Test wickets.
Anderson, now 38, is currently on 590 wickets and faces being rested for the second Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday.
Anderson was dropped for the second Test against the West Indies but did play in the final Test of the series and the first Pakistan Test.
He looked a frustrated figure during England’s three-wicket victory last week as he only grabbed one wicket across two innings.
England have called up Sussex seamer Ollie Robinson to their bio-secure bubble in Southampton and he will be in contention for a debut against Pakistan, possibly at the expense of Anderson.
Ben Stokes will not be involved in the rest of the Pakistan series as he will be travelling to New Zealand for family reasons but he only bowled in the second innings as he has been struggling with an injury.
Stokes did grab two crucial wickets against Pakistan and Zak Crawley looks like the most obvious candidate to replace him in the side.
The hosts struggled in their first innings against the visitors’ ferocious attack and Crawley would come into the batting line-up at three.