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England name Test squad against South Africa, James Anderson returns

England name Test squad against South Africa, James Anderson returns

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Dec 2019, 06:34 pm

London/IBNS:  England National Cricket Selectors have called up James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood to the national Test squad for the tour of South Africa.

Seamer Anderson, 37, did not feature in a match for the national squad since suffering a calf injury in the first Ashes Test in August.

Wood has not played for England since the World Cup final in July because of side and knees injuries.

Moeen Ali, who took a break from Test cricket after being dropped during the Ashes,  was not named in the squad.

England will play a four-match Test series against South Africa starting at SuperSport Park, Centurion on Boxing Day, 26 December 2019.

Full squad is given below:

Joe Root (capt), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wk), Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Matthew Parkinson, Ollie Pope (wk), Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

England name Test squad against South Africa, James Anderson returns

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