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Stuart Broad included in unchanged England squad for 5th Test


Cricketnext Staff
Aug 10, 2014 at 07:27pm IST

England named an unchanged 13-man squad for the fifth Test starting on 15 August at the Oval in London. Stuart Broad has been included in the team despite suffering a fractured nose when batting at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a bouncer from India's fast bowler Varun Aaron on the third day of the fourth Test.

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"Amazing win that!! Watched the last 8 wickets in a hospital! 2-1 One to go come on boys!," tweeted Broad from his hospital bed.

Stuart Broad included in unchanged England squad for 5th Test

Stuart Broad has been included in the team despite suffering a fractured nose when batting at Old Trafford on Saturday. (Getty Images)

"Following England's victory over India by an innings and 54 runs in the 4th Investec Test, England selectors today announced an unchanged 13-man squad for the 5th Test commencing Friday 15 August at the Kia Oval," England and Wales Cricket said in a brief statement.

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England now are leading the five-match series 2-1 after India suffered a humiliating defeat by an innings and 54 runs in Manchester.

England squad: Alastair Cook (c), Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Sam Robson, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Chris Jordan, Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

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