Saqib Mahmood set for Test debut


England Playing XI 2nd Test: West Indies vs England – Lancashire seamer Saqib Mahmood will finally make his Test debut after waiting in the wings for far too long. With Mark Wood ruled out of the 2nd Test against West Indies, beginning March 16, Mahmood was given the nod to make his Test debut. Joe Root & Co will aim to go 1-0 up and end winless run in Tests. Follow WI vs ENG 2nd Test Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

Mark Wood, who suffered a right elbow injury, during the 1st Test in Antigua is doubtful for the three-match Test series and IPL 2022. In what could be a long-term injury blow, Mark Wood is likey to pull out of the IPL 2022 in order to make a comeback for the New Zealand Test series in June.

England Playing XI 2nd Test: Injured Mark Wood ruled out, Saqib Mahmood makes long-awaited Test debut – Follow 2nd Test Live Updates

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England Playing XI 2nd Test: Injured Mark Wood ruled out, Saqib Mahmood makes long-awaited Test debut - Follow 2nd Test Live Updates

England Playing XI 2nd Test:

1. Alex Lees
2. Zak Crawley
3. Joe Root (C)
4. Dan Lawrence
5. Ben Stokes
6. Jonathan Bairstow
7. Ben Foakes (WK)
8. Chris Woakes
9. Craig Overton
10. Jack Leach
11. Saqib Mahmood (Debut)

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England Playing XI 2nd Test: Injured Mark Wood ruled out, Saqib Mahmood makes long-awaited Test debut – Follow 2nd Test Live Updates

England Playing XI: Batters under scanner once again – While the rest of the Playing XI stayed unchanged, England batters will once again be under the scanner. In the so-called Test RESET, England had a disastrous start in the first innings losing four wickets for 48 runs.

While Jonny Bairstow, Zak Crawley and Joe Root did well, the likes of Alex Lees, Dan Lawrence, Ben Stokes failed to fire. The 2nd Test will be their test as England are struggling and are on an eight-match winless run.

England came to West Indies with big shoes to fill having dropped the veteran pacers duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad and a new-look top-order.

England Playing XI 2nd Test: Injured Mark Wood ruled out, Saqib Mahmood makes long-awaited Test debut – Follow 2nd Test Live Updates

Match Details

West Indies vs England 2nd Test

Venue: Kensington Oval, Barbados

Date & Time: 16th March, at 7:30 PM IST and 9:00 AM Local Time

Live Streaming: FanCode

 WI vs ENG, 2nd Test Pitch Report 

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The second Test match will be played at Kensington Oval. This is a pretty sportive pitch that has everything in for batters and bowlers.

Probable Lineups of ENG vs WI 2nd Test:- 

West Indies – Kraigg Brathwaite (c), John Campbell, Shamarh Brooks, Nkrumah Bonner, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Veerasammy Permaul, Jayden Seales

England – Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Joe Root (c), Daniel Lawrence, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes (wk), Ollie Robinson, Chris Woakes/Craig Overton, Saqib Mahmood, Jack Leach

England Playing XI 2nd Test: Injured Mark Wood ruled out, Saqib Mahmood makes long-awaited Test debut – Follow 2nd Test Live Updates

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