Stokes Out, Finn-Ball In

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 | 0

Stokes Out, Finn-Ball In

Ben Stokes out from squat for Edgbaston Test due to a calf injury. But England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has not added a new one in the squad in his place. England squad confirmed on Wednesday for the 3rd test.

Though Steven Finn and Jack ball were not on the 12-man squad at Old Trafford Test but they took place on 13 man squad at Edgbaston test. On the other hand, Adil Rashid will play as the second spinner with Moeen Ali.

England won the second test at Old Trafford by 330 runs, though lost by 75 runs at Lord’s. 4 match test series in now equal by 1-1. As a result, this is a most important match for both teams.

Pakistan and England will get a long time before the third Test. Misbah-ul-Haq’s side will play three-day matches against English County team Yorkshire before the 3rd test. England and Pakistan Edgbaston test will play on August 3-7.

England Edgbaston  test squad: Alastair Cook (captain), Joe Root, Alex Hales, Gary Ballance, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Oaks, James Vince, Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, James Anderson and Jack Ball.

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