Archer out of second Test

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England pacer Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the second test.

The states reason for his absence is, he had to take injections on his left elbow.

Olly Stone or Chris Woakes will be his replacement.

Dom Bess, who took five wickets in the first test also makes way for all-rounder Moeen Ali.

As announced earlier, James Anderson will be rested and Stuart Broad is expected to take his place.

Jos Buttler will also be flying back to England and Ben Foakes, who celebrates his birthday on February 15, will fill in.

These changes are a part of England’s rotation policy.

The 12 players named by England for the match:

Joe Root (c)

Moeen Ali

Stuart Broad

Rory Burns

Ben Foakes (w)

Dan Lawrence

Jack Leach

Ollie Pope

Dom Sibley

Ben Stokes

Olly Stone

Chris Woakes