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England change 2 for final Ashes Test

News24
11 Sep 2019, 23:43 GMT+10

London - England have made two changes to their side for the fifth and final Ashes Test starting at the Oval in London on Thursday.

The first ball is due to be delivered at 12:00 SA time.

Sam Curran and Chris Woakes have been named in the team, with Jason Roy and Craig Overton missing out from the XI that played the fourth Test at Old Trafford.

Ben Stokes will play as a specialist batsman due to a shoulder injury.

Australia retained the Ashes after victory in Manchester gave them an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series.

England team for fifth Ashes Test:

Joe Root (captain), Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wkt), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes

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