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England announce squad for second West Indies Test

by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Ollie Robinson and Sam Curran have been called into England’s squad for the second Test against West Indies at Old Trafford.

The pace duo of James Anderson and Mark Wood have both been rested following their efforts in the first Test; Anderson collected match figures of 3-104 while Wood’s two wickets in England’s four-wicket defeat came at the cost of 110 runs.

Sussex seamer Robinson has received his maiden Test call-up having been in England’s reserves list for the first Test. Bowling for Team Buttler in England’s intrasquad warm-up match, he returned figures of 2-7 from nine overs during Team Stokes’ first innings.

Earlier, it was announced that Joe Denly had been dropped, as regular Test skipper Joe Root returned to the squad following the birth of his second child.

Squad: Joe Root (c), Jofra Archer, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes

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