London, Sep 11 (ANI): Despite facing a three nil scoreline in the seven match ODI series against Australia, England have rested all-rounder Paul Collingwood and paceman James Anderson ahead of the must-win match at Lord's on Saturday.
Collingwood and Anderson have opted to take short breaks for three and two matches respectively.
Collingwood will comeback for the final match of the series at Chester-le-Street next weekend, while Anderson will join for the second of back-to-back day-nighters at Trent Bridge, The Independent reports.
After the seven-match series, England will leave for South Africa for the Champions Trophy. They also have a tour of South Africa scheduled, which comprises four Tests and five ODIs. (ANI)