England Drop Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy From Test Squad Against New Zealand

The selectors took note of Tom Banton and Saqib Mahmood’s performance in the white-ball cricket in the domestic competition and included them in the national squad for the first time. Somerset’s Banton earned the reward for finishing second in the leading run-scorers’ list with 594 runs in the just-concluded Vitality Blast, while Mahmood reaped reward for …