Moeen Ali comes out of Test retirement

Moeen Ali who announced his retirement from test cricket in 2021 has reversed his decision and decided to come out of retirement after talks with England captain Ben Stokes, Coaches Brandon McCullum and Rob Key. As Jack Leach their main spinner ruled out of Ashes due to a back injury has been replaced by Moeen Ali in the Ashes squad.

Updated England squad for the first two Ashes Tests: Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Josh Tongue, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali