India v England: Steven Finn ‘available’ as pitch row is settled

England fast bowler Steven Finn has says he is available for the third Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.

A thigh injury has kept Finn out of the series, which is level at 1-1, but the 23-year-old came through a net session at Eden Gardens on Monday.

Finn is in contention to replace vice-captain Stuart Broad, who has not taken a wicket in the first two Tests.

Broad has taken 40 Test wickets in 2012 but has struggled of late.

Meanwhile, 83-year-old Eden Gardens groundsman Prabir Mukherjee says the Test will be played on a “used wicket”. Read more
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