Outdated Trafford: The England Nationwide Selectors on Wednesday (July 29, 2020) introduced the unchanged English squad for the primary Take a look at in opposition to Pakistan this is scheduled to start out from August Five at Emirates Outdated Trafford.
“After 3 Checks in fast succession in opposition to the West Indies, we now flip to an similarly condensed Take a look at sequence in opposition to Pakistan, with 15 days of Take a look at cricket scheduled in a three-week duration. Our 14-man squad is unchanged,” stated Nationwide Selector Ed Smith.
He additionally stated, “County cricket now restarts on Saturday, August 1. We wish to have enough reserves throughout the biosecure Take a look at event ‘bubble’, however we may additionally wish to give alternatives, the place conceivable, for the reserves to play county cricket. As we search the most efficient stability right here, England might make adjustments to the reserves all the way through the three-match sequence in opposition to Pakistan.”
The 3-match sequence shall be performed in the back of closed doorways, in a bio-secure setting and the squad and reserves will report back to Emirates Outdated Trafford on August 2.
England Take a look at squad: Joe Root (Captain), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Huge, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wooden.
Reserves: James Bracey, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Dan Lawrence.