The Guardian – England have responded to the dismal nine-wicket defeat by Pakistan at Lord’s by dropping Mark Stoneman and recalling Keaton Jennings as their second opener.

Summary

  • England have responded to the dismal nine-wicket defeat by Pakistan at Lord’s by dropping Mark Stoneman and recalling Keaton Jennings as their second opener.
  • Stoneman had actually replaced Jennings in the team last summer after his former Durham team-mate struggled to follow up a century on debut against India in Mumbai the previous winter and endured four disappointing Tests against South Africa.
  • Jennings, who joined Lancashire during the winter, has started the season brightly and will now open alongside Alastair Cook this Friday as England attempt to square the series at Headingley.
  • Mark has experienced a disappointing start to the 2018 season and had a difficult Test match at Lord’s.
  • England squad for the second TestCook, Jennings, Root, Malan, Bairstow (wk), Stokes, Buttler, Bess, Wood, Broad, Anderson, Woakes


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