Stuart Broad is in line to restart his Test career at Old Trafford today after James Anderson was left out of the second match against the West Indies.
Both England’s 37-year-old record wicket-taker and Mark Wood have officially been ‘rested’.
Broad – who was furious at being axed in Southampton last week – and Chris Woakes are favourites to make the final XI, with returning skipper Joe Root keen to protect his pace assets as they get older.
“It is an exciting period for English cricket in terms of fast bowling,” said Root.
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July 16, 2020