IND vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow has been added to England squad for the third Check in opposition to India.© UKTN
England on Tuesday introduced in wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow and pacer Mark Wooden to their squad for the day/evening Check in opposition to India, beginning February 24 in Ahmedabad. England misplaced the second Check in Chennai on Tuesday by 317 runs as India drew stage within the four-match sequence. The selectors additionally determined to ship spin all-rounder Moeen Ali, who performed within the second recreation, again to England as a part of their rotation coverage to handle workload of the gamers. Bairstow was given a relaxation after the two-Check sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, the place he had scores of 47, 35 not out, 28 and 29.
Wooden was additionally given a break after the sequence in Sri Lanka the place he went wicket-less within the first Check and took three wickets within the second.
“Moeen Ali will return to England for a break whereas Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wooden be a part of the squad having been rested for the primary two Exams,” the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) mentioned in a press release.
England squad for Third Check: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden.
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