Robinson and Overton have chance to push case for England’s Ashes tour

The squad to face New Zealand has created opportunities for players to press their international claims beyond this summer

A packed international summer starts on Wednesday with the first of two Tests against New Zealand, and from then on England face a brutal schedule across all three formats running through to the Twenty20 World Cup and the Ashes. It’s not just the sheer quantity of games or the quality of the opposition that makes this summer exciting: the ECB has shown in its squad selection that it is going to look after its three-format players, and what that means is opportunity for others.

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