England Unchanged For Final Test
Following two impressive victories at The Ageas Bowl and Emirates Old Trafford, England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the final Test against India at The Kia Oval.
Despite being struck while batting and suffering a fractured nose, the unchanged squad means that fast bowler Stuart Broad is in contention to play.
He tweeted earlier today that he was ready to head to The Oval, but may have to wear a mask to prevent any further damage.
"Little bit sore this morning but not too bad! Doc did a great job with the stitches. On to The Oval! (With a mask)," he wrote.
Liam Plunkett, who was ruled out of the Old Trafford Test with an ankle injury, remains absent and there is no place in the squad for left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan, who was called up but not selected for the Lord's Test.
Moeen Ali has taken on the role of premier spinner and returned 19 wickets in the series so far, including a six-wicket haul to bowl India out in Southampton and four wickets on the final day in Manchester.
England Test squad: Alastair Cook (captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Chris Jordan, Sam Robson, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes
Little bit sore this morning but not too bad! Doc did a great job with the stitches. On to The Oval! (With a mask) pic.twitter.com/PH3kiCqufX— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) August 10, 2014
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