Cricket-England recall Anderson, Broad for first two New Zealand tests


FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Ashes - Third Test - Australia v England - Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia - December 27, 2021 England's James Anderson celebrates after taking the wicket of Australia's Marcus Harris during day 2 of the Third Test REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo

(Reuters) - England have recalled veteran fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad for the first two of three home tests against New Zealand.

Batsman Harry Brook and seamer Matthew Potts received maiden call-ups as part of the 13-man squad announced on Wednesday.

Squad:

Ben Stokes (captain), Joe Root, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Alex Lees, Craig Overton, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts

(Reporting by Dhruv Munjal in Bengaluru; editing by John Stonestreet)

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