Saturday, June 3rd, 2023


Worcestershire pace bowler Josh Tongue has been named as part of an unchanged 16-player squad for the first two LV= Insurance Men’s Ashes Test matches against Australia starting at Edgbaston on Friday, 16 June 2023.

Academy product Tongue made his Test debut in the ongoing fixture against Ireland at Lord’s, taking four wickets so far in the second innings.

The squad will report to Birmingham on Monday, 12 June. They are due to practice at Edgbaston from Tuesday 13 June.

England Men’s Ashes Test Squad:

Ben Stokes (Durham) Captain
James Anderson (Lancashire)
Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)
Harry Brook (Yorkshire)
Zak Crawley (Kent)
Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire)
Dan Lawrence (Essex)
Jack Leach (Somerset)
Ollie Pope (Surrey)
Matthew Potts (Durham)
Ollie Robinson (Sussex)
Joe Root (Yorkshire)
Josh Tongue (Worcestershire)
Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)
Mark Wood (Durham)

LV= Insurance Men’s Ashes Series

1st Test: England v Australia, 16-20 June, Edgbaston, Birmingham
2nd Test: England v Australia, 28 June-2 July, Lord’s, London
3rd Test: England v Australia, 6-10 July, Headingley, Leeds
4th Test: England v Australia, 19-23 July, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
5th Test: England v Australia, 27-31 Kia Oval, London