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| On Jan 12, 2022 11:42 AM IST

AUS vs ENG: Possible England Playing 11 for 5th Test


ENG Playing 11: England put up a spirited display against Australia in the fourth Test, as they held to a draw against the hosts. Zak Crawley finally got back in form, after scoring a knock of 77 runs in the second innings. Haseeb Hameed might be dropped for the final Test, after a string of low scores. Meanwhile, Jack Leach was a key bowler for the visitors, as he scalped 4 wickets in the fourth Test.

Team News

  • Jonny Bairstow scored a magnificent 100 in the last Test, and will once again bat at number six.
  • Rory Burns could come in place of Haseeb Hameed at the top of the order.
  • Jos Buttler has flown back to England, which means Ollie Pope could come back into the playing 11.
  • James Anderson managed to pick just one wicket in the last Test, could be replaced by Ollie Robinson who should return from injury.
  • Stuart Broad and Mark Wood will be the other pacers.
  • Jack Leach will be the sole spinner for the visitors.

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ENG Playing 11 (likely)

1. Rory Burns
2. Zak Crawley
3. Dawid Malan
4. Joe Root (c)
5. Ben Stokes
6. Jonny Bairstow
7. Ollie Pope (wk)
8. Mark Wood
9. Ollie Robinson
10. Jack Leach
11.Stuart Broad

It was a good team effort by England in the last Test against Australia. Stuart Broad delivered for the visitors, picking up a 5-wicket haul in the first innings. Meanwhile, Bairstow and Stokes delivered with the bat, stitching a 128 run partnership for the fifth wicket. Zak Crawley scored a blistering knock of 77 runs in the second innings, whereas, Ben Stokes scored another fifty.

Read: Predicted AUS Playing 11

England Squad

England Squad: Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Haseeb Hameed, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

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1. Joe Root Stats in Ashes 2021/22

Name Matches Runs 50/100
Joe Root 4 277 3/0


2. Ben Stokes Stats in Ashes 2021/22

Name Matches Runs 50/100
Ben Stokes 4 227 2/0


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3. Stuart Broad Stats in Ashes 2021/22

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ollie Robinson 2 7 33.14

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