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Ashes squads 2021-22: in pictures

31, 21 Tests The perma-smiling paceman is England’s only real out-and‑out quick. Injuries to Olly Stone and Jofra Archer, and with Saqib Mahmood tucking into the Quality Street back at home, mean a lot of weight is placed on Wood’s slight shoulders. All eyes will be on his ankle, his shoulder, the speed gun and ultimately the wickets tally. Capable of match-turning spells, the great unknown is how many Tests England will be able to keep him fit for

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