Ashes: Nick Compton to play for Worcestershire in second tour match against Australia
Axed England opener Nick Compton will have another crack at Australia when playing for Worcestershire next week.
Last Updated: 27/06/13 3:14pm
Compton was left out of a 14-man England squad to face Essex, starting Sunday, but responded to his omission with an innings of 81 against the Australians at Taunton on Wednesday.
The 30-year-old Somerset right-hander, who has slipped down the pecking order behind Joe Root, now still has a chance to win a place in the side when turning out for Worcestershire in a four-day fixture with the tourists on July 2.
England face Australia in the opening Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, which gets underway on 10 July.