Daily Mail UK – Curran called up to England squad for second test

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Reuters

Published:
14:39 EDT, 30 May 2018

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Updated:
14:39 EDT, 30 May 2018

May 30 (Reuters) – Uncapped Surrey all-rounder Sam Curran has been drafted in to the England squad for the second test against Pakistan as cover for Ben Stokes, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Curran called up to England squad for second test ByReuters Published: 14:39 EDT, 30 May 2018 | Updated: 14:39 EDT, 30 May 2018May 30 (Reuters) – Uncapped Surrey all-rounder Sam Curran has been drafted in to the England squad for the second test against Pakistan as cover for Ben Stokes, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Wednesday.
  • Stokes sustained a hamstring strain during fielding practice, but has not yet been ruled out of the test.
  • He was called up to England’s Twenty20 squad for the Tri-series in Australia and New Zealand, but did not play.
  • His brother Tom played two tests in England’s recent Ashes defeat in Australia.
  • England lost the first test at Lord’s by nine wickets and fast bowler James Anderson called on the team to show more fight in the final test of the series starting at Headingley on Friday.


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