England all-rounder Moeen Ali recalled into squad ahead of the second test in this ongoing test series

It was on Tuesday England recalled the spinner all-rounder Moeen Ali to the squad ahead of the second test in this ongoing India tour of England. The second test is being played in Lord’s and is beginning on August 12. The all-rounder who is recalled will train with the squad on Tuesday, according to the statement from England and Wales Cricket Board.

We could see apart from the captain Joe Root, the other England top-order batsman seemed to be struggling to contribute in this test series. The head coach Chris Silverwood hinting that he would make changes if they show poor performance on a continued basis.

If you see in the first innings in the Nottingham test where England were bowled out for 183. And in the second innings they managed to score 303. In both the innings it was Joe Root who was the leading run-scorer. It on Monday the head coach Chris Silverwood said to the English media that the spinning all-rounder Moen Ali was under consideration due to the absence of all-rounders like Ben-Stokes and Chris Woakes.


“Moeen in is currently under consideration. He is always being part of our consideration. We know he is a fine cricketer and we know he is showing fine form into Hundred at the moment, though I appreciate it’s a different format”, Chris Silverwood said.

Chris Silverwood also added by saying” All-rounders such as Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes usually give you options all round. Unfortunately, we have found ourselves squeezed through circumstance recently and we haven’t been able to do that”.

Moeen Ali, the spinner all-rounder who is 34 years old looked in good form in limited overs format. He hit a half-century in 23 balls for Birmingham Phoenix on Monday night and has captained the side at the top of the table.

His last test appearance for England was in the February when England toured India. But unfortunately, didn’t get much opportunities as retuned back to England due to the workload management policy, the England management earlier.

His last test on home soil for England was the first test match in 2019 Ashes.

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