England to play 2 spinners, Ballance in 1st test vs SAfrica

LONDON — England will play two spinners and hand a recall to batsman Gary Ballance in the first test against South Africa at Lord’s starting Thursday. England captain Joe Root said in his pre-match news conference that allrounder Liam Dawson, who bowls spin, will be picked ahead of paceman Toby Roland-Jones for his second cap.…