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Ollie Robinson, suspended for racist tweets, returns to England squad for India Tests

Ollie Robinson, suspended for racist tweets, returns to England squad for India Tests

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London: Star all-rounder Ben Stokes on Wednesday returned to the 17-member England squad for the first two Tests against India, along with pacer Ollie Robinson, who was earlier suspended for his seven-year-old racist tweets. Opener Haseeb Hameed, whose last Test was against India in 2016, was also named in the squad. The first Test starts in Nottingham on August 4 while the second match will be played at the Lord's from August 12-16. Jofra Archer, recuperating from elbow surgery, and Chris Woakes, suffering from bruised heel, are still not match-fit to be included. Pacers Mark Wood and Sam Curran are the other fast bowlers in the line-up, apart from the veteran duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Robinson, who made his debut against New Zealand in the first Test, was suspended aft...