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Jennings and Dawson added to England squad

 Agencies |  2016-12-01 22:58:04.0  |  New Delhi

Durham opener Keaton Jennings and Hamsphire Liam Dawson are to join the England squad for the remaining two matches of the Test series in India.

Jennings replaces Lancashire's Haseeb Hameed, who is to return home after fracturing a finger in the third Test defeat in Mohali.

Dawson, the Hampshire all-rounder has been called up to replace Surrey's Zafar Ansari, who is still struggling with the back injury he sustained in the second Test defeat in Visakhapatnam. Ansari will stay with the squad and continue to receive medical support in India before returning to England on December 8.

Jennings is due to join the England squad in Mumbai on December 5 while Dawson is expected to arrive in Mumbai early next week.

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