Stuart Returns

Stuart Broad is in the 12-player squad for the second Test vs. India. Stuart returns after being rested for the first Test.

In six Tests, Stuart has taken 10 wickets in India.

His sole appearance at the MA Chidambaram Stadium was in 2016 when England suffered a fifth Test innings and 75 run defeat. In this Test to forget, Stuart returned first innings figure of 2-80 off 27 overs as India amassed 759-7 dec.

Joe Root’s England are 1-0 up in the current series and Stuart will be eager that England maintain their winning streak away from home.

Stuart joins Joe and Ben Stokes in the squad for the second Test, starting Saturday 13 February.

Under England’s rotation policy, Jos Buttler has returned home. He will return for the IT20s vs India, starting 12 March.

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