Ravi Bopara replaces Jonathan Trott for Edgbaston Test

Ravi BoparaJonathan Trott has failed to recover from his shoulder injury and has been replaced by Ravi Bopara for the third Test against India.Trott injured himself diving in the field during the second Test victory at Trent Bridge that put England 2-0 up in the four-Test series.Chris Tremlett missed that game through injury but is named in the squad.

Steven Finn completes the 13-man party for the game, which starts at Edgbaston on Wednesday.Bopara has averaged 37.65 in first-class cricket in 2011, scoring three centuries for Essex. This week he scored 19 and 25 playing against Sri Lanka A for the England Lions at Scarborough.He last played a Test for England against Australia at Headingley in 2009.

A win for England will clinch the series and lift them to the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings.
Jonathan Trott has failed to recover from his shoulder injury and has been replaced by Ravi Bopara for the third Test against India.Trott injured himself diving in the field during the second Test victory at Trent Bridge that put England 2-0 up in the four-Test series.

Chris Tremlett missed that game through injury but is named in the squad.Steven Finn completes the 13-man party for the game, which starts at Edgbaston on Wednesday.Bopara has averaged 37.65 in first-class cricket in 2011, scoring three centuries for Essex. This week he scored 19 and 25 playing against Sri Lanka A for the England Lions at Scarborough.He last played a Test for England against Australia at Headingley in 2009.A win for England will clinch the series and lift them to the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings.