Burns has a daunting task ahead after being asked to replace Cook. He will have to score consistently. Cook ended his career with 12,472 runs in Tests. Burns will be tested severely in turning Lankan pitches.
Joe Root (captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes.