Chris Woakes speaks ahead of 1st Test vs Pakistan
England all-rounder Chris Woakes spoke to media ahead of the #raisethebat first Test against Pakistan starting on Wednesday 5 August at Emirates Old Trafford.
England Test Squad:
Joe Root (Yorkshire) Captain, James Anderson (Lancashire), Jofra Archer (Sussex), Dominic Bess (Somerset), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Rory Burns (Surrey), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ollie Pope (Surrey), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Ben Stokes (Durham), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham).
James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Ben Foakes (Surrey), Jack Leach (Somerset), Dan Lawrence (Essex).
Head Coach – Chris Silverwood, Assistant Coach – Graham Thorpe (First Test), Assistant Coach – Paul Collingwood (Second & Third Tests), Pace Bowling Consultant - Graeme Welch (seconded from Warwickshire CCC), Batting Consultant – Jonathan Trott, Spin Bowling Consultant – Jeetan Patel (Second & Third Tests), National Lead Fielding Coach - Carl Hopkinson, Wicketkeeping Coach – Bruce French.
#raisethebat Three-match Test Series:
1st Test: England v Pakistan, 5-9 August, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
2nd Test: England v Pakistan, 13-17 August, Ageas Bowl, Southampton
3rd Test: England v Pakistan, 21-25 August, Ageas Bowl, Southampton