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Ashes 2019: England name unchanged squad for the third Test, James Anderson to Miss Headingly Test

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Ashes 2019: England name unchanged squad for the third Test, James Anderson to Miss Headingly Test

Ashes 2019: England has named an unchanged 12-man squad for the third the Ashes Test at Headingley beginning on Thursday. England put up an impressive performance in the Lord’s Test, the national selectors on Monday announced an unchanged 12-strong squad for the third Ashes Test at Headingly.

James Anderson is making progress with his calf injury. He will play for Lancashire second XI in a three-day match beginning on Tuesday.

The XI that drew a compelling, rain-affected draw at Lord’s on Sunday will remain in place. Joined by all-rounder Sam Curran, who will be withdrawn from Surrey’s County Championship game against Hampshire.

There is a longer gap between the third Test, which ends on 26 August. The fourth at Old Trafford beginning on 4 September, which will give Anderson time to test his fitness.

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ECB Press release, Anderson will step up his rehabilitation this week by planing for Lancashire second XI against Leicestershire in a three-day friendly match starting on Tuesday, August 10 at Northen Cricket Club.

Release Added, He will be assessed on an ongoing basis ahead of selection for the fourth Specsavers Ashes Test at Emirates Old Trafford starting on Wednesday 4 September.

England Squad: Joe Root (capt), Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

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