Unchanged England waiting on Stokes verdict

After dominating the second Test to move 2-0 up in the series, England remains unchanged for the upcoming Trent Bridge clash with India.

England has named an unchanged squad for the third Test against India as it waits for the Ben Stokes' trial outcome.   -  Getty Images

England has named an unchanged squad for the third Test against India as it awaits the outcome of Ben Stokes' trial.

The host moved 2-0 up following a dominant triumph at Lord's, meaning it can wrap up the five-match series at Trent Bridge.

Stokes missed the second Test as he appeared in court charged with affray, with the ECB set to "make an assessment of Ben Stokes' availability after the trial in Bristol has concluded".

That trial reached its sixth day on Monday, when final remarks were due to be heard. 

All-rounder Moeen Ali and uncapped seamer Jamie Porter were the two players from the 13-man squad who did not make the final selection at Lord's.

England won that match by an innings and 159 runs, with the third meeting beginning in Nottingham on Saturday. 

England squad in full:

Joe Root (captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Alastair Cook, Sam Curran, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope, Jamie Porter, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes.

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