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ENG vs AUS: England announce XI for fifth Ashes Test, make two changes

England have announced XI for the fifth Ashes Test starting at the Kia Oval on Thursday. They have made two changes to the XI that featured in the last test.

Sam Curran and Chris Woakes IN

Sam Curran and Chris Woakes have been named in the XI. Out-of-sorts Jason Roy and Craig Overton have been dropped from the side.

Stokes to play as specialist batsman

England team management has confirmed that Ben Stokes will play as a specialist batsman due to a shoulder injury.

England's confirmed XI for fifth Ashes Test: Joe Root (c), Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.