England unchanged, Broad fit

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England have named an unchanged squad for the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, with fast bowler Stuart Broad declared good to go despite copping a bouncer to the face in Manchester.

England have named an unchanged squad for the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, with fast bowler Stuart Broad declared good to go despite copping a bouncer to the face in Manchester.

Broad was struck by a Varun Aaron delivery in the fourth Test, which England won by more than an innings and inside three days at Old Trafford. Thus, England will go into the final match with a two-one advantage.

Aside from the blow to the face, there has been concern over Broad's persistent knee injury. He will play through it though, but go to Sweden after the match for evaluation ahead of surgery later this year.

The other concern was the fact that paceman James Anderson had been ill on day three in Manchester, but his inclusion, and the fact that he did bowl at the time, showed no serious concerns.

Squad: Alastair Cook, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Chris Jordan, Sam Robson, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

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