James Vince returns to England’s Test squad as Jamie Porter drops out

• Hampshire captain to act as cover for Jonny Bairstow
• Jos Buttler to keep wicket against India at Rose Bowl

James Vince has been recalled to England’s squad as cover for Jonny Bairstow, with Essex’s Jamie Porter omitted for the fourth Test against India.

Vince – who played the last of his 13 Tests against New Zealand in March – averages 56 in Division One this summer and made scores of 74 and 147 for Hampshire in their win against Nottinghamshire at the Ageas Bowl this week. Moeen Ali retains his place in the squad having been released for the third Test at Trent Bridge, with the all-rounder scoring a double century and taking eight wickets in Worcestershire’s win over Yorkshire.

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