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| On Jun 22, 2022 5:01 PM IST

ENG vs NZ: England Playing 11 Announced for 3rd Test. Here’s the official update

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England playing 11 for ENG vs NZ 3rd Test: In a massive breaking news development, hosts England have named their playing 11 for the upcoming third and final Test match against New Zealand scheduled to take place from 23 June, 2022 at the Headingley in Leeds. England have registered impressive wins over New Zealand in the first two Test matches so far. The Ben Stokes-led English side have already taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match Test series.

ENG vs NZ: England Playing 11 Announced for 3rd Test. Here’s the official update

The England team have announced their playing XI for the 3rd Test match against New Zealand starting from Thursday and the big update is that senior pace bowler James Anderson missed out due to a slight ankle injury. In his absence, 28-year-old Jamie Overton is all set to make his Test debut for England against New Zealand at the Headingley in Leeds. Overton has been in an impressive form during the ongoing County Championship this season where he has picked up as many as 21 wickets from just 5 matches.

England captain Ben Stokes whose fitness was a concern has been termed fully fit for the Test match.

England Playing 11
1. Alex Lees
2. Zak Crawley
3. Ollie Pope
4. Joe Root
5. Ben Stokes (C)
6. Jonny Bairstow
7. Ben Foakes (wk)
8. Matty Potts
9. Jamie Overton
10. Jack Leach
11. Stuart Broad

“Unfortunately Jimmy’s not pulled up as much as we’d like to so Jamie Overton is going to make his debut this week,” Ben Stokes said during his pre-match press conference

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England vs New Zealand 2022 Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue Result
2 – 6 June, 2022 1st Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Lord’s, London England won by 5 wickets
10 – 14 June, 2022 2nd Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Nottingham, Trent Bridge England won by 5 wickets
23 – 27 June, 2022 3rd Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Headingley, Leeds TBA

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