James Pattinson will not play against England in the second Ashes Test as Australia are keen to protect their injury-troubled star.
Jofra Archer is in line for a Test debut for England against Australia this week, with Joe Root backing his confident new star.
Joe Root wants to see Moeen Ali rediscover his best form for Worcestershire, but the England star will first take a short rest.
England have some selection dilemmas for the second Ashes Test, but Joe Root said he will take time to reflect on the Edgbaston defeat.
The first Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston was overshadowed by a slew of umpiring errors from Joel Wilson and Aleem Dar.
England fell to a disappointing reverse in the first Ashes Test against Australia, but Joe Root said World Cup fatigue is not an excuse.
England have much to ponder as Nathan Lyon guided Australia to a 251-run hammering in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
England lost captain Joe Root just prior to lunch as they slipped to 85-4 on the final day of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
England were 170-2 at tea on day two of the first Ashes Test, trailing by just 114 runs and eyeing a significant lead over Australia.
There were significant scares for Rory Burns and Joe Root, but the pair shared an unbroken stand of 49 for England on the second morning.