England Name Their Squad For The Second #RaiseTheBat Test Match

England have named the 13-man squad to face the West Indies in the Second #RaiseTheBat Test at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.

England Press Conference – video England and Wales Cricket Board

As James Anderson and Mark Wood are rested with Stuart Broad and debutante Ollie Robinson being brought in.

This is Robinson first call up to the England squad for the Sussex-man.

Joe Root returns as captain after missing the first test to be at the birth of his child, with Joe Denly making way.

After England’s defeat by four wickets to the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton they will be looking to bounce back and dampen the tourists spirits as Jason Holder became the highest ranked West Indian Test bowler since Courtney Walsh in 2000.

England Squad

Joe Root (Yorkshire) captain, Jofra Archer (Sussex), Dominic Bess (Somerset), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Rory Burns (Surrey) Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ollie Pope (Surrey), Ollie Robinson (Sussex), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Ben Stokes (Durham), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire).


James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Joe Denly (Kent), Ben Foakes (Surrey), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Craig Overton (Somerset), Olly Stone (Warwickshire).


James Anderson (Lancashire), Mark Wood (Durham).