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England have picked all-rounder Chris Woakes for the primary Ashes Check in opposition to Australia at Edgbaston with paceman Jofra Archer lacking out.
Woakes, 30, acquired the nod to play at his residence floor after taking 6-17 in opposition to Ireland at Lord’s final week and can now team-up with prolific pairing James Anderson and Stuart Broad.
Woakes: England have edge
Six years on from tasting Ashes success on debut, England’s Chris Woakes is primed to play a starring function in opposition to Australia.
Archer missed the one-off Check after struggling with a facet pressure throughout England’s World Cup win earlier within the month.
All-rounder Sam Curran and quick bowler Olly Stone are the opposite two gamers to overlook out from the 14-man squad named by England on Saturday.
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England group: Rory Burns, Jason Roy, Joe Root (c), Joe Denly, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
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