England Calls Taylor Into Squad for Third Ashes Cricket TestPeter-Joseph Hegarty
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.