England drop Broad in favour of Finn

Steven Finn is back in the eleven to face India at Eden Gardens

Steven Finn is back in the eleven to face India at Eden Gardens

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England dropped vice-captain Stuart Broad, as expected, in favour of Steven Finn for the third Test against India at Eden Gardens.

Fit-again front-line seamer Finn's inclusion was one of two anticipated changes to the team that levelled the series in Mumbai, Ian Bell also back here in the middle order in place of Jonny Bairstow.

Bell missed the famous victory at the Wankhede Stadium, having returned home because of the birth of his first child.

It was to be Finn who would be in action first, though, after Alastair Cook lost his third successive toss in the series - and England inevitably therefore found themselves bowling first again.

India made one change to the team that lost last week, seamer Ishant Sharma in for off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

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