Reuters India – LONDON (Reuters) – England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has said he is open to the possibility of making a test return for the series against India, just months after he opted out of playing red-ball cricket to concentrate on shorter formats.

Summary

  • LONDON (Reuters) – England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has said he is open to the possibility of making a test return for the series against India, just months after he opted out of playing red-ball cricket to concentrate on shorter formats.
  • Rashid played his 10th and last test against India at Chennai in December 2016 but was overlooked for home series against South Africa and West Indies as well as the subsequent Ashes tour.
  • He was England’s best bowler in their 2-1 triumph in the one-day series against India which concluded earlier this week, prompting talk of a possible test return.
  • “Right now I’m focussing on white-ball cricket for Yorkshire…
  • Jos Buttler has returned to the England test set-up on the back of his strong run of form in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament and England coach Trevor Bayliss did not rule out Rashid’s return via limited-overs cricket.


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