England name 17-member squad for first two Tests vs India


England have named a 17-member squad for opening two Tests of the five-match Test Series in opposition to India beginning at Trent Bridge on Wednesday 4 August.

England Men’s Test Squad: Joe Root (Yorkshire) Captain, James Anderson (Lancashire), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire), Dom Bess (Yorkshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Rory Burns (Surrey), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Haseeb Hameed (Nottinghamshire), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Ollie Pope (Surrey), Ollie Robinson (Sussex), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Ben Stokes (Durham), Mark Wood (Durham)

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Sam Curran are again within the Test staff’s fold after lacking the Tests in opposition to New Zealand. Haseeb Hameed and Ollie Robinson have additionally been named within the 17-member squad for the first two Tests.

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Jofra Archer (elbow damage) and Chris Woakes (heel damage) are nonetheless not match sufficient for choice.


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