Shoaib Bashir named in England Test XI


Shoaib Bashir has been named in England’s XI for the first Rothesay Men’s Test match against the West Indies, starting at Lord’s on Wednesday.

It will be the Somerset spinner’s first Test match in England after debuting in India earlier this year.

Surrey duo Gus Atkinson and Jamie Smith will make their Test debuts.

Warwickshire seamer Chris Woakes returns to the XI for the first time since last summer’s Ashes series against Australia.

England Team

Zak Crawley
Ben Duckett
Ollie Pope
Joe Root
Harry Brook
Ben Stokes *
Jamie Smith + (Debut)
Chris Woakes
Gus Atkinson (Debut)
Shoaib Bashir
James Anderson