Last minute change of England Team for the only Test against Ireland Starting Thursday (June 1) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have phoned passion tonguea seamer Worcestershire.
Josh has been on England’s radar since his breakthrough season with Worcestershire in 2017 as a 19-year-old. his 47 wickets county championship season earned him the first england lions An earlier call-up to a foot injury, and a stress fracture on his back hindered Josh’s progress.
Coming back from injury, the right-handed batsman has made a significant impact this county season with his lethal bowling. He has taken 11 wickets in four matches, including Australia’s prized scalp steve smith in the Worcestershire stable Sussex,
luke wrightThe England Men’s National Selector said: “We have been keeping an eye on Josh Tong for quite some time, and he deserves this call-up to the Test squad. It will be a great experience for him to understand and get used to the environment Ben Stokes And Brendon McCullum, It is important to have players ready to respond and with a big summer of Test cricket coming up, we will need that depth in our squad. We wish Josh and the rest of the squad all the best for the first international of the campaign.
josh comes as cover James Anderson And Ollie RobinsonThose who are not likely to be at risk from associated back and ankle pain. Matthew Potts, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes And mark wood There are other seamers in the team. Josh will join the rest of the squad later this week.
England’s 16-man Test squad against Ireland: Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Josh Tong, Chris Woakes , Mark Wood.
Ireland is after the Test AshesWith the first five Tests starting on Friday (June 16).