Root de­ter­mined to gain Ashes revenge

The Daily Telegraph - - Front page -

Joe Root wants to lead Eng­land on the next Ashes tour and has said plan­ning starts with the fifth Test to­day at the Oval. “I know the di­rec­tion I want to take this team mov­ing for­ward and it is about start­ing that now,” he said, with Eng­land need­ing vic­tory to draw the se­ries, even though Aus­tralia have al­ready re­tained the Ashes. Bats­man Ja­son Roy was dropped af­ter strug­gling to adapt to Test cricket to make way for all-rounder Sam Cur­ran. Chris Woakes re­places Craig Over­ton.

Sport, pages 2-3

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