Joe Root talks up Ashes return for dropped Moeen Ali

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Moeen Ali is down to play in Worcestershire’s four-day County Championship fixture at Northamptonshire this Sunday amid encouraging words from Joe Root over his potential return during the Ashes this summer.

Moeen, 32, missed out on selection for the second Test against Australia at Lord’s starting on Wednesday – his place going to Jack Leach – after a disappointing outing in the series-opening defeat at Edgbaston last week and losing his spot towards the end of England’s World Cup-winning campaign.

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