England 1st Test Squad / Players

  • Andrew Strauss

    Andrew Strauss captain

    Age: 30 years 72 days Playing role: Opening batsman Batting: Left-hand bat Bowling: Left-arm medium
  • James Anderson

    James Anderson

    Age: 24 years 287 days Playing role: Bowler Batting: Left-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium Notes: added to squad 16th May as cover for Flintoff
  • Ian Bell

    Ian Bell

    Age: 25 years 32 days Playing role: Top-order batsman Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm medium
  • Paul Collingwood

    Paul Collingwood

    Age: 30 years 352 days Playing role: Allrounder Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm medium
  • Alastair Cook

    Alastair Cook

    Age: 22 years 139 days Playing role: Opening batsman Batting: Left-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm slow
  • Andrew Flintoff

    Andrew Flintoff

    Age: 29 years 158 days Playing role: Allrounder Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
  • Steve Harmison

    Steve Harmison

    Age: 28 years 202 days Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
  • Matthew Hoggard

    Matthew Hoggard

    Age: 30 years 133 days Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium
  • Monty Panesar

    Monty Panesar

    Age: 25 years 18 days Playing role: Bowler Batting: Left-hand bat Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox
  • Kevin Pietersen

    Kevin Pietersen

    Age: 26 years 320 days Playing role: Top-order batsman Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm offbreak
  • Liam Plunkett

    Liam Plunkett

    Age: 22 years 37 days Playing role: Bowler Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm fast
  • Matt Prior

    Matt Prior wicketkeeper

    Age: 25 years 76 days Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman Batting: Right-hand bat
  • Owais Shah

    Owais Shah

    Age: 28 years 203 days Playing role: Batsman Batting: Right-hand bat Bowling: Right-arm offbreak