Jonny Bairstow to Replace Ben Foakes in Ashes 2023 Series

AUS vs ENG: Jonny Bairstow to Replace Ben Foakes in Ashes 2023 Series

On June 16, five test matches between England and Australia will commence. Fans recognize the Ashes as one of the most renowned cricket matches. Jonny Bairstow has been called-up for the Ashes Series 2023. However, terrible news arrived for pacer Jofra Archer. Due to his injury, he must once again remain off the field.

On June 1, England will play a test match against Ireland. This encounter is considered a warm-up for the Ashes. The England squad for their one-off match against the Irish has been announced. The absence of Jofra Archer is then known for an extended period.

In the current IPL, the English pacer was playing for Mumbai Indians. Due to an elbow injury, he was forced to return to England before the season’s conclusion. Due to injury, he was anticipated to skip the Ashes. However, after the squad against Ireland was announced, it was revealed that pacer Archer would be sidelined for an extended time.

The last time Jonny Bairstow played for England was in August of 2022. He suffered a broken limb while playing golf. It must remain off the field for an extended time. After rehabilitating from an injury, Bairstow has returned to domestic cricket. After that, he joined the primary crew.

Chris Woakes joined Jonny Bairstow in returning to the Test squad. In addition, pacemaker Mark Wood, who took a sabbatical after the series against New Zealand, has rejoined the team. Ben Stokes will lead the English, while batsman Ollie Pope will serve as vice-captain.



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