Sport : Cricket

Anderson rested for one-day series

18th December 2012, 07:11am

Anderson: Given a break by England

Anderson: Given a break by England

James Anderson and Jonathan Trott have been replaced in England's one-day squad to face India by Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler.

Woakes and Buttler get their chance as two of the stars of England's Test series victory are given a rest, the ECB confirmed this morning, while another man who impressed in Nagpur, Joe Root, has been added to the Twenty20 squad.

Root, more known for his prowess in the longer form of the game, helps to pad out a threadbare squad which will be captained by Eoin Morgan in the absence of the injured Stuart Broad for this week's two T20 games.

The decision to rest in particular Anderson, who was only due to play in the first two of five one-day internationals scheduled for January, was perhaps no great surprise given his heavy workload in sapping conditions in the Test series.

An ECB statement read: "Woakes and Buttler replace Anderson and Trott in [the] India ODI squad as [the] selectors look to manage workloads."

Buttler, already a member of the T20 squad, has one ODI cap to his name, while Woakes memorably took six wickets against Australia in Brisbane in 2011.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Cricket Videos

    A Captains considerations

    A Captains considerations

    16-April-2014

    Durham Captain Paul Collingwood discusses tactics in the middle of the County Championship game against Northamptonshire.

    Bell gives Warwickshire hope

    Bell gives Warwickshire hope

    14-April-2014

    Stand-in Warwickshire captain Ian Bell gave his side hope of pulling off an unlikely victory over Sussex with his first century of the county season on day two at Edgbaston.

    Rogers humbled by award

    Rogers humbled by award

    09-April-2014

    Chris Rogers says he is humbled and very grateful to be named one of Wisden's cricketers of the year.

    Joyce hails bowlers

    Joyce hails bowlers

    09-April-2014

    Sussex captain Ed Joyce was full of praise for his bowlers after his side beat Middlesex by an innings and 127 runs.

    Sky Bet

    Facebook Favourites