T20 winning captain Collingwood back in team as regular trooper

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London, May 18 (ANI): England's Twenty20 World Cup winning captain Paul Collingwood will join the team as a regular player at Lord's on Monday for the first Test against Bangladesh.

Collingwood will not even be the vice-captain of the England cricket team. Andrew Strauss will be back as skipper, with Alastair Cook his No. 2.

Strauss has not led England for four months. In that time England played in Abu Dhabi, Bangladesh and the Caribbean, while he has been struggling to make early-season runs for Middlesex, The Sun reports.

"I don't think Straussy will have trouble going back into the dressing room, despite not being part of this victory. He is our leader at the moment.

"Colly has become a lot more confident. He has led from the front with his attitude," the paper quoted Flower, as saying.

Bangladesh on the other hand are confident that their captain Shakib Al Hasan will recover from chicken pox to face England in the first Test at Lord's. (ANI)

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