England recall spinner Kerrigan for second India Test

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Published: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:22 [IST]
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England recall Kerrigan for 2nd Test

London, July 14: England have recalled left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan for the second Test against India at Lord's.

The first Test ended in a draw on Sunday (July 13). The second of the five Tests begins at Lord's on Thursday (July 17).

The 25-year-old Kerrigan is the only addition to the squad which was selected for the first Test in Nottingham.

Kerrigan has played only one Test so far. His debut match was against Australia at The Oval in August last year. He is yet to take a Test wicket. The spinner has 213 wickets from 66 first-class games.

England squad: Alastair Cook (Essex, captain), Sam Robson (Middlesex), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire), Ian Bell (Warwickshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Matt Prior (Sussex, wk), Ben Stokes (Durham), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Liam Plunkett (Yorkshire), James Anderson (Lancashire), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Simon Kerrigan (Lancashire).


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