England will participate in a three test series affair against West Indies . England recently outplayed South Africa with a 3-1 result at home. What’s more significant about the test match is that this test match is a day and night test mach. Edgbaston will host the first test match. Moen Ali played a significant role with both bat and ball against South Africa. He is confident that his performance will go with the flow with pink ball as well.
Mark Stoneman is set to make Debut
England Skipper Joe Root has announced that England will have a debutant in this test match. Mark stoneman is set to make debut for the first test. He is included in the team at the expense of Keton Jennings. Although they England side id hot favourites, they dont want to be complacent against windies. Windies have experience with pink ball more than England. West Indies were involved in first ever pink ball series held, which they played against England. Stoneman is the 12th opening partner to Alasiter cook ,while Andrew Strauss being the first one. Second test will be held at Headingly from 25 of this month. Bairsow has become regular in test squad though he is facing stiff competition with Jos Butler in short formats. Stokes is the serious threat to West Indies. He can be adjudges as current best all rounder in the test format.
Windies are not a clear threat anymore in the test format unlike their shorter version team. Their most potent players are involved in Carribean Premiere league back home. Their Pace bowling is definitely is on par with England side’s. Kemar Roach will lead the pack consisting of Shanon Gabriel and A Joseph. Most of the players who could staright away fit in the side opted to involve in CPL.
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Whichever team wins the toss will opt to back.
Joe Root to score a century.