Keaton Jennings dropped, Joe Denly included in squad for 2nd Test vs West Indies

first_img Reuters January 30, 2019UPDATED: January 31, 2019 12:07 IST Keaton Jennings has been dropped for the second Test against West Indies (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSJoe Denly set to be drafted into the side to make his Test debut at the age of 32Denly was part of England’s squad for their last Test series in Sri Lanka but never playedStuart Broad and Jack Leach have also been named in the 12-man squadEngland opener Keaton Jennings has been dropped for the second Test against West Indies in Antigua, with Joe Denly set to be drafted into the side to make his Test debut at the age of 32.Left-hander Jennings lost his place in the team after scoring 17 and 14 as England were beaten by 381 runs in the first Test in Barbados, with captain Joe Root saying the 26-year-old would continue to work on developing his game.”It gives Joe an opportunity,” Root said. “It’s disappointing for Keaton, he’s done some excellent things and he will continue to… be a big part of this squad.”Kent right-hander Denly was part of England’s squad for their last Test series in Sri Lanka but never played.Pace bowler Stuart Broad and left-arm spinner Jack Leach, who both sat out the first Test, are also in contention having been named in Root’s 12-man squad for the second Test, which starts on Thursday.England squad: Rory Burns, Joe Denly, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root (captain), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Ben Foakes, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, Jimmy Anderson, Jack LeachAlso Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Keaton JenningsFollow Joe Denly Keaton Jennings dropped, Joe Denly included in squad for 2nd Test vs West IndiesKeaton Jennings lost his place in the team after scoring 17 and 14 as England were beaten by 381 runs in the first Test in Barbados.advertisementlast_img

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