ENG vs AUS Test / Anderson out of England team, 3 major changes after losing 2 Tests

Zoom News : Jul 05, 2023, 05:43 PM
ENG vs AUS Test: James Anderson is out of the English team. He was not given a chance in the playing eleven of the third Ashes Test. The third Ashes Test match will be played between England and Australia in Leeds, whose playing XI was announced by England a day before. The English team has already lost 0-2 in the series and now it is going to give its all to save the Ashes series. In such a situation, 3 major changes have been made in the team. Ollie Pope, James Anderson and Josh Tongue have been dropped from the third test. Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Mark Wood have come in his place. Moin Ali has returned, who was injured in the first Ashes Test. England's vice-captain Ollie Pope was also injured in the second Test. His shoulder was dislocated.

Brook replaces Pope at No. 3

Oli Pope's shoulder will now undergo surgery. He is out of the entire series. Harry Brook will bat at number 3 in Pope's absence. At the same time, James Anderson did not play in the first two matches of the series. He was able to take only 3 wickets in 4 innings of 2 tests. He got one wicket in Birmingham and 2 successes in the Lord's Test. England has taken a big step regarding Anderson, who is constantly struggling with poor form.

One mistake and the series will go out of hand

Talking about the English team, it has already lagged behind in the series. In such a situation, he does not even have a chance to make any mistake. One mistake and the series will be out of his hands. In such a situation, Ben Stokes is not in the mood for any experiment. Now they just want the result. England lost the first test by 2 wickets and the second test by 43 runs.

England Playing XI: Jack Crawley, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad