After a thrilling test series win vs the mighty South Africans, the English are all set to host the Carribeans for a 3-match test series. England announced their 13 player squad today, for the series.England have not found a
England have not found a consistent a stable opener since the departure of Andrew Strauss. Many openers have been tried in the time since he left. Another such opener has been selected for the series. Surrey’s top order batsman Mark Stonesman is all set to replace Keaton Jennnings at top of the English batting order.
Hampshire County’s wrist-spinner Mason Crane has been selected after his recent impressive performances in the domestic circuit.
Chris Woakes makes his way back into the test squad. Tom Wetley, Dawid Malan and Toby Ronald-Jones retain their spot after an impressive debut series against the Proteas.
From the previous squad, Liam Dawson, Gary Ballance, Mark Wood have been left out.
Joe Root (Captain)
Investec Test Series Fixtures:
17-21 August – 1st Test, Edgbaston
25-29 August – 2nd Test, Headingley
7-11 September – 3rd Test, Lord’s