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Jason Roy and Craig Overton dropped by England for final Ashes Test

England have dropped Jason Roy for the fifth Ashes Test against Australia.The one-day star has failed to impress in the first four matches of the series, either as an opener or when he dropped down the order last time out at Old Trafford, where he made a top score of 31.Craig Overton has also been left out for the clash at the Oval, with Sam Curran and Chris Woakes, who made way for Overton at Old Trafford, taking their places.



Jason Roy has been dropped for the final Ashes Test at the Oval after struggling with the bat

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Australia set to release behind-the-scenes documentary... Share this article Share The England and Wales Cricket Board also confirmed Ben Stokes would not bowl in the match, which gets under way on Thursday, due to a shoulder injury, and will play as a specialist batsman.

England need a victory at the Oval to draw the series, although Australia have already retained the Ashes. Tim Paines side retained the urn after beating England by 185 runs last time out at Old Trafford.  

Chris Woakes and Sam Curran will replace Roy and Overton for England at the Oval

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