Broad missed England's warm-up win over
Essex with a shoulder injury, a match where key off-spinner Graeme Swann was
struck a painful blow on the right arm having had surgery on his right elbow
earlier this year. But both bowlers were passed fit.
England 13-man squad for first Test against Australia:
Alastair Cook (Essex, capt), Joe Root (Yorkshire), Jonathan Trott (Warwickshire), Kevin Pietersen (Surrey), Ian Bell (Warwickshire), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire), Matt Prior (Sussex, wkt), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire), Steven Finn (Middlesex), James Anderson (Lancashire), Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire), Graham Onions (Durham)