Buttler returns for Emirates Old Trafford Test
England Men add Jos Buttler and Jack Leach to the LV= Insurance fifth Test squad
England Men’s Head Coach Chris Silverwood has named a 16-player squad for the fifth LV= Insurance Test match against India starting at Emirates Old Trafford on Friday 10 September 2021.
Lancashire wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler returns to the squad following the birth of his daughter during the fourth Test at the Kia Oval.
Buttler joins Red Rose teammate James Anderson in the squad for the Test on home turf.
England Men’s Fifth Test Squad
Joe Root (Yorkshire) Captain, Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), James Anderson (Lancashire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Rory Burns (Surrey), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Sam Curran (Surrey), Haseeb Hameed (Nottinghamshire), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Dawid Malan (Yorkshire), Craig Overton (Somerset), Ollie Pope (Surrey), Ollie Robinson (Sussex), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham)
Somerset spinner Jack Leach has also been added to the squad for the final Test of the series.
Batsman Sam Billings, who was included in the fourth Test squad, has returned to Kent.