… they are going to bowl first. That is massive check for Australia’s batsmen – dealing with Jofra Archer on a first-morning wicket, underneath gray skies and lights.
Overlook simply dealing with Archer, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes will likely be handful as nicely.
Marcus Harris is again within the XI for his Ashes debut. It will be some Ashes baptism as nicely. There are two others adjustments with Marnus Labuschagne in for the injured Steve Smith and James Pattinson in for Peter Siddle.
For what it is value, Tim Paine mentioned he would have had a bat had he received.
England have named an unchanged XI however Jos Buttler will bat at No.7, with Ben Stokes at 5 and Jonny Bairstow at six. The “engine room”, as Joe Root calls it, of England’s batting line-up rediscovered their Take a look at type at Lord’s.