England v West Indies: Toby Roland-Jones replaces Chris Woakes
|England v West Indies, 3rd Investec Test|
|Venue: Lord’s Dates: 7-11 September|
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England have changed all-rounder Chris Woakes with tempo bowler Toby Roland-Jones for the 3rd and deciding Test towards West Indies at Lord’s.
Woakes returned to the England aspect for the second one Test at Headingley, however struggled because the hosts have been overwhelmed through 5 wickets.
Middlesex’s Roland-Jones will play at his house flooring within the fit which starts on Thursday.
It is England’s ultimate Test ahead of they protect the Ashes this wintry weather.
Woakes suffered a facet pressure within the opening sport of the Champions Trophy in June and performed just one County Championship fit for Warwickshire ahead of returning to the England Test aspect.
Though he made an unbeaten 61 in England’s 2nd innings, he returned bowling figures of 1-78 and 1-44 as West Indies chased 322 at the ultimate day to drag off a surprise win.
“This is the team I think can win this week,” mentioned England captain Joe Root.
“Chris is a fantastic performer across all the formats and I fully expect he will come back strong. There’s plenty of cricket to be played over the rest of the summer.”
Roland-Jones has taken 14 wickets in 3 Tests since making his debut towards South Africa previous this summer season.
England aren’t handiest having a look to steer clear of a house collection defeat through West Indies for the primary time since 1988, but in addition for contributors in their best order to determine themselves in Test cricket ahead of the Ashes.
Opener Mark Stoneman and quantity 5 Dawid Malan each made half-centuries in Leeds, however quantity 3 Tom Westley has handed 10 handiest as soon as in his earlier 5 Test innings.
“You speak as a batting group and as a team you have conversations in the dressing room all the time. You want to make sure you are helping out when you can,” mentioned Root.
“Ultimately no one knows Tom’s game better than he does and he will be desperate to prove a point.”