England has announced the squad for the last match of the five-match series against India. In the fourth match of the series played at The Oval, the Indian team took a 2-1 lead with a big win of 157 runs. Jos Buttler has returned to the England team after falling behind in the series. The 16-man squad was announced by coach Chris Wood.
The fifth and final match of the series between India and England is to be played in Manchester from 10 to 14 September. Wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, who was ruled out of the fourth Test for this match due to personal reasons, will return. In defeat, the English wicketkeeper has become the father of the daughter. Spinner Jack Leach has also been included for the last Test match. Sam Billings, who was named in the squad for the fourth Test, has been dropped.
England’s 16-man squad for the fifth test:
Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, David Malan, Chris Overden, Olly Pope, Olly Robinson, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood