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Mark Wood is to stay with the England Lions squad for the start of the one-day series against South Africa A. The Durham bowler replaces Craig Overton, who was in the squad but will return to Somerset for management of an ankle injury.
Adam Lyth and Adil Rashid hit half-centuries but England Lions struggled to capitalise on the advantage of batting first in their second four-day match against South Africa A in Bloemfontein.
England Lions have lost one selection option for the second four-day match against South Africa A in Bloemfontein, which starts on Sunday, as Matt Dunn is to return home to Surrey after being ruled out with a groin strain.
Jonny Bairstow was reminded of his childhood when he arrived at Bloemfontein’s Chevrolet Park for training on Friday morning, but the England Lions wicketkeeper-batsman remains focused on the present.