England Calls Taylor Into Squad for Third Ashes Cricket Test

England called James Taylor into the squad for the third Ashes cricket Test against Australia as cover for batsman Kevin Pietersen, who’s trying to get over a calf strain.

Bowlers Monty Panesar and Chris Tremlett return to a 14-man group at the expense of Steven Finn and Graham Onions. The match starts Aug. 1 at Old Trafford, Manchester.

England leads the five-Test series 2-0 and would retain the Ashes with a win.

England squad: A.N. Cook (capt.), JE Root, I.J.L. Trott, K.P. Pietersen, I.R. Bell, J.M. Bairstow, J.W.A. Taylor, M.J. Prior, T.T. Bresnan, S.C.J. Broad, G.P. Swann, J.M. Anderson, M.S. Panesar, C.T. Tremlett.

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