After suffering the biggest defeat against India in the second Test at Chennai, England have announced the squad for the third Test at Motera. The third test will be played with Pink-Ball, the second D/N test in India. Jonny Bairstow, Zak Crawley, and Mark Wood have been included in the squad. Moeen Ali will be out, and he will return home.
Jonny Bairstow was rested for the first two Tests, and he will be included in the playing XI replacing Foakes. Rory Burns and Ollie Pope failed to impress in the first two Tests. Zak Crawley might be drafted into the XI for the Pink-ball Test.
England’s squad for the third Test:
Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood