England rest James Anderson for third Ashes Test | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: England have made three adjustments to their enjoying XI for the must-win third Ashes Check towards Australia, beginning Thursday, bringing in all-rounders Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and paceman Mark Wooden.
England’s all-time main wicket-taker James Anderson has been rested for the Headingley Check. Pacer Josh Tongue too was not noted whereas vice-captain Ollie Pope was earlier dominated out for the rest of the sequence with a dislocated shoulder.
With Pope not within the squad, Harry Brook might be promoted to quantity three.

Anderson’s 688 wickets are essentially the most taken by any quick bowler in Check historical past however the swing specialist has struggled on this sequence to this point, with simply three wickets at greater than 75 apiece.
Moeen, earlier got here out of retirement for the primary Check however the spinner injured his finger, sitting out the second encounter at Lord’s.
Wooden was not picked for the primary two Exams and England will welcome his fiery tempo whereas Woakes’s all-round means will give the hosts depth of their batting lineup.
Tongue made his take a look at debut towards Eire final month the place he impressed with a five-wicket haul within the second innings and made his Ashes bow at Lord’s, the place he took 5 in two innings.
England XI for third Check
Ben Duckett, Zak Crawley, Harry Brook, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow (wkt), Ben Stokes (capt), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad
(With inputs from Reuters)

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