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Rookie Ollie Pope to make his Test debut vs India at Lord's

England captain Joe Root confirmed today rookie batsman Ollie Pope will make his debut against India in the second Test starting at the Lord's tomorrow.


PTI Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 17:08 IST United Kingdom

England captain Joe Root confirmed today rookie batsman Ollie Pope will make his debut against India in the second Test starting at the Lord's tomorrow.

Root announced that Surrey batsman Pope will receive his first cap batting at No. 4, replacing Dawid Malan from the side that won the first game by 31 runs at Edgbaston last week.

Seamer Jamie Porter misses out from the initial 13-man squad, while one among Moeen Ali or Chris Woakes will replace Ben Stokes.

England 12-man squad: Joe Root (capt), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (w), Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Alastair Cook, Sam Curran, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes.

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