England National Cricket Selectors have named a 16-strong squad for the three-match Test series in the Caribbean starting in January and a 15-strong squad for the ODI series against the Windies starting in February.
England batsman Joe Root’s back-to-back centuries have helped him vault into second place in the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that have also seen India’s spinner Kuldeep Yadav break into the top-10 for the first time in his career.
England Captain Joe Root, who has persisted with batting at No. 4 for a long time, has finally budged and is willing to take more responsibility by batting at No. 3 in the Test series against Pakistan and India.