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Ashes: Sam Curran, Chris Woakes in England's playing XI for 5th Test

Kennington, Sep 11 (UNI) England made two changes to their side for the fifth Ashes Test starting at Kia Oval on Thursday.
Sam Curran and Chris Woakes were named in the team, with Jason Roy and Craig Overton missing out from the XI that played the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Meanwhile, Ben Stokes will play as a specialist batsman due to a shoulder injury.
"It’s always tough to leave guys out, but Stokesy obviously picked up a shoulder injury in the last game and won't be able to bowl the overs we normally expect him to," Root said at a press conference.
"He might be able to bowl a couple of overs here and there, but his batting, as this series has shown, is a massive part of our side and he rightly deserves to be in this team as just a batter, and a top-four batter," Root added.
Australia, who have retained the Ashes after taking a 2-1 lead by winning in Manchester, also made one change with all rounder Mitch Marsh coming in to replace Travis Head.
"The reason Travis isn’t playing is because we felt we needed extra bowling after a long series," Australia skipper Tim Paine said.
England are trying to avoid a home series defeat by Australia for the first time since 2001.
Australia squad: David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Mitch Marsh, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine (c, wk), Pat Cummins, Peter Siddle, Mitch Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
England's squad: Joe Root (c), Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes OUT: Jason Roy, Craig Overton IN: Sam Curran, Chris Woakes
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Momota, Chen Long advance into BWF China Open 2nd round

18 Sep 2019 | 6:34 AM

CHANGZHOU, China, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Men's singles seeded players Kento Momota and Chen Long ousted their respective competitors here in the 2019 BWF China Open first round.

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18 Sep 2019 | 6:32 AM

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ATP Challenger: Gunneswaran, Mukund win in contrasting style

18 Sep 2019 | 1:40 AM

Chandigarh, Sep 17 (UNI) Second-seeded Indian Prajnesh Gunneswaran had a smooth sailing into the singles third round with straight sets win 6-3, 6-2 over Shuichi Sekiguchi of Japan in the $ 162,480 ATP Challenger in Kaohsiung (Taiwan) on Tuesday.

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New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) Asian Championships gold medallist Amit Panghal reached the quarter-finals with comprehensive victory over Turkey’s Batuhan Citfci in 52kg at the AIBA Men’s World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Tuesday.

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