Somerset's Compton misses out on Ashes place

England's selectors have dropped opener Nick Compton from a 13-man squad to face Australia in next week's first Investec Test at Trent Bridge.

Joe Root will move up from number five to open alongside captain Alastair Cook instead of Somerset's Compton.


naturally disappointed am not in the squad but I'm right behind the boys and wish them luck for the series I'll be ready if my chance comes


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