Chris Woakes leaves India Test tour as part of England’s rotation policy


England all-rounder Chris Woakes has left the Test tour of India with out taking part in a match as part of the ECB’s rotation policy.

The-31-year-old, who was with the England squads for the excursions of South Africa, Sri Lanka and India, has not featured in any match. He final performed in an ODI towards Australia in September final 12 months.

The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that Woakes has returned dwelling as per pre-arranged plan.

England’s much-debated rotation policy has drawn loads of flak from a number of former gamers, together with Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell.

The rotation policy noticed wicketkeeper Jos Buttler and all-rounder Moeen Ali return dwelling after the primary and second Test towards India respectively. Batsman Jonny Bairstow and pacer Mark Wood, who missed out on the opening two fixtures, joined the squad for the rest of the sequence.

England are at present trailing 1-2 within the four-match sequence with the fourth and ultimate Test slated to start right here from Thursday.


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