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England drop Jason Roy for final Ashes Test, Ben Stokes plays as specialist batsman | Cricket News

Sam Curran and Chris Woakes recalled by England for Oval Take a look at towards Australia

Final Up to date: 11/09/19 1:37pm

Jason Roy has been dropped for the final Ashes Test

Jason Roy has been dropped for the ultimate Ashes Take a look at

Jason Roy has been dropped by England whereas Ben Stokes will play as a specialist batsman within the remaining Ashes Take a look at towards Australia at The Oval.

Stokes was restricted to 10.5 overs at Outdated Trafford final week after injuring his proper shoulder in Australia’s first innings and won’t bowl in south London from Thursday.

Sam Curran has been drafted in as a fourth seam-bowling choice to cowl, which means Roy – who has scored solely 100 runs within the collection – makes method.

Chris Woakes has additionally been recalled rather than fellow seamer Craig Overton.

Australia retained the Ashes with a 185-run victory in Manchester, throughout which Steve Smith took his tally of runs within the collection to 671 in 5 innings at a median of 134.20.

Tim Paine’s facet will now be trying to win the Ashes collection outright for the primary time in England since 2001, when Steve Waugh captained the Dishevelled Greens to a 4-1 success.

Extra to observe…

Watch day one of many fifth Take a look at stay on Sky Sports activities The Ashes and Sky Sports activities Essential Occasion from 10am on Thursday.

You may as well observe over-by-over commentary and in-play clips on our rolling weblog on skysports.com and the Sky Sports activities app.

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