India v England: Shoaib Bashir and James Anderson named in squad for second Test

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Dates: 2-6 February Venue: Visakhapatnam Time: 04:00 GMT
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Spinner Shoaib Bashir will make his senior England debut in the second Test against India in Visakhapatnam.

The 20-year-old replaces the injured Jack Leach in the squad, while James Anderson comes in for Mark Wood.

Bashir, a surprise selection for the tour, missed England’s 28-run win in the first Test after experiencing a delay in receiving his visa.

His Somerset team-mate Leach injured his left knee in Hyderabad and did not train on Wednesday.

The second Test starts on Friday.

More to follow.

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England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Ben Foakes, Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson.

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