Anderson and Stokes back in England squad following injuries

LONDON (AP) " England duo James Anderson and Ben Stokes have been included in a 14-man squad for the second test against Pakistan after recovering from injuries.

Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, was sidelined with a stress fracture in his right shoulder. Allrounder Stokes missed the first-test loss to Pakistan while recovering from surgery on a cartilage tear in his left knee.

Adil Rashid has also been added to the squad as a second spin option.


England: Alastair Cook (captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Gary Ballance, Jake Ball, Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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