England’s playing XI announced for the second test match, this player will debut – News India Live

The second match of the series between India and England will be played from February 2 at Vizag Stadium in Visakhapatnam. England is leading 1-0 in the series after winning the first match. Now the England team has announced its playing eleven for the second test match. England have made two changes for the Visakhapatnam Test. While on one hand Jack Leach was ruled out of the second test due to injury, on the other hand fast bowler Mark Wood has also been kept out of the second test match.

Shoaib Bashir will debut

England’s young spin bowler Shoaib Bashir could not play the first match of this series due to visa dispute. But he joined the team during the Hyderabad Test. After which he has now been included in the playing eleven of the team for the Visakhapatnam Test. Shoaib Bashir is now all set to make his international Test debut for England in Visakhapatnam. When Shoaib Bashir impressed everyone with his brilliant performance in first-class cricket, the selectors’ eyes were fixed on him.

James Anderson’s entry

The most experienced fast bowler James Anderson has also returned to England’s playing eleven for the second test match. James Anderson was not included in the team for the first match. After which many questions were raised on the decision of captain Ben Stokes. Now Anderson has been included in the playing eleven in place of Mark Wood.

England’s playing XI for the second test

Jack Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Fox (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson.

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