England Men’s Third Ashes Test Squad: The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced a 15-member squad for the third Test of the Ashes series. The Australian team has made a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Now the third Test match will be played between England and Australia from July 6 at Headingse, Leeds.
Moeen Ali returns and Rehan Ahmed out
Young leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed has not got a place in the third Test to be played at Headingley. At the same time, spin all-rounder Moeen Ali has been included in the 15-member squad for the third Test.
England squad for the third test Ben Duckett, Jack Crawley, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Joe Root, Josh Tongue, Ollie Robinson, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood .
Australia won Lord’s Test by 43 runs
Australia had scored 416 runs in the first innings of the Lord’s Test. After this, the England team was reduced to just 325 runs in their first innings. However, the hosts came back in the second innings and restricted Australia to 279 runs. In this way, England got a target of 371 runs in the second innings. However, the visiting team got all out after scoring 327 runs. In this way Australia won the second Test by 43 runs. With this, the Kangaroo team has taken a 2-0 lead in the 2023 Ashes series.
Earlier, in the first innings for Australia, Steve Smith scored 110, Travis Head scored 77 and David Warner scored 66 runs. At the same time, in the first innings for England, Ben Duckett scored 98 and Harry Brook scored 50 runs. Usman Khawaja scored the highest 77 runs for Australia in the second innings.
ashes series schedule
1st Test: England v Australia, 16–20 June, Edgbaston, Birmingham (Australia won by two wickets)
2nd Test: England v Australia, 28 June–2 July, Lord’s, London (Australia won by 43 runs)
3rd Test: England v Australia, 6-10 July, Headingley, Leeds
Fourth Test: England v Australia, July 19-23, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
Fifth Test: England v Australia, 27-31 Kia Oval, London.
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