England announced the 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2019, starting on May 30 in the UK, on Wednesday. While most of the squad remained predictable, fast bowler Jofra Archer’s omission and inclusion of Joe Denly came as a surprise.
BREAKING: @englandcricket announce their #CWC19 squad! pic.twitter.com/kInGrqpgUx— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) April 17, 2019
BREAKING: @englandcricket announce their #CWC19 squad! pic.twitter.com/kInGrqpgUx
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) April 17, 2019
“In line with ICC regulations, we have to name a preliminary squad of 15 for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup before April 23. However, all 17 players named in the Royal London ODIs against Pakistan can stake a claim to be in the final 15-man squad, finalised at the end of that series,” England selector Ed Smith said in a release.
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex, capt), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire, wkt), Tom Curran (Surrey), Joe Denly (Kent), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Liam Plunkett (Surrey), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Ben Stokes (Durham), David Willey (Yorkshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham)
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17 August, 2019