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ENG vs IND: Moeen Ali named vice-captain in place of Jos Buttler for 4th Test

Moeen's elevation comes after Jos Buttler was given a paternity break due to the impending arrival of his second child.

PTI Reported by: PTI London Published on: September 01, 2021 15:01 IST
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Joe Root (left) and Moeen Ali of England during a nets session at The Kia Oval on Tuesday in London.

All-rounder Moeen Ali has been named as England vice-captain for the fourth Test against India starting Thursday at the Oval. Moeen's elevation comes after Jos Buttler was given a paternity break due to the impending arrival of his second child.

The 34-year-old Moeen has so far played 63 Tests for England, scoring 2879 runs with five hundreds and also has 193 wickets to his credit with five five-wicket hauls with his off-breaks.

In this Test match, England have brought back Mark Wood, who has recovered from his shoulder injury and Chris Woakes, who was out of action during the first three games due to injury issues.

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