Simply six gamers from England’s ODI World Cup have stored their locations in a new-look squad for his or her white-ball tour of West Indies.
The tour, which features a three-match ODI collection (beginning December 3) and a five-match T20 collection (starting December 12), will probably be England’s first motion since their unimpressive World Cup title defence in India.
Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root and Mark Wooden have been rested forward of January’s Check collection in India and Check captain Ben Stokes is heading straight for an operation on his long-term knee damage.
However the omissions of Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes from the 50-over squad could show to be extra remaining.
Moeen and Woakes, along with Adil Rashid, are retained for the T20 leg, suggesting they nonetheless have an opportunity of creating subsequent summer season’s short-form World Cup to be held within the Caribbean and USA, however Malan has been reduce from each codecs.
Regardless of being England’s prime run-scorer over the previous couple of weeks, ending precisely 100 away from his nearest challenger, at 36, he appears to have run out of highway.
Captain Jos Buttler stays in cost and is joined by Gus Atkinson, Harry Brook, Brydon Carse, Sam Curran and Liam Livingstone.
Three uncapped gamers make the reduce in ODI facet with Check vice-captain Ollie Pope becoming a member of seamers John Turner and Josh Tongue. The tempo pair additionally function within the 20-over squad.
Phil Salt, Will Jacks and Rehan Ahmed may also make the complete journey, indicating they’re all seen as essential elements of England’s white-ball rebuild.
Whereas Ahmed was handed a two-year central contract final month, it’s notable that neither Jacks nor Salt have been among the many 29 names who did obtain offers.
Malan, who seems to have performed his remaining limited-overs worldwide, was signed up for a 12 months.
ODI squad: Jos Buttler (captain), Rehan Ahmed, Gus Atkinson, Harry Brook, Brydon Carse, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Will Jacks, Liam Livingstone, Ollie Pope, Phil Salt, Josh Tongue, John Turner.
T20I squad: Jos Buttler (captain), Rehan Ahmed, Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Will Jacks, Liam Livingstone, Tymal Mills, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Josh Tongue, Reece Topley, John Turner, Chris Woakes.
Former England captain Michael Atherton had stated there isn’t any want for an entire reset of the England one-day cricket set-up, regardless of the holders being knocked out of the World Cup with a whimper.
“There positively must be some contemporary blood in there,” he advised Sky Sports activities after it was confirmed England will end seventh within the group of 10 on the World Cup, having gained solely three matches all match.
“You need to have half a watch on the Champions Trophy in 2025 and the subsequent World Cup in 2027.
“However I do not imagine in simply ripping every part up. It is not a lot of a template that I’ve seen achieve success up to now when it comes to regeneration. I believe you do regenerate, however you do it neatly and properly and there are nonetheless some excellent cricketers in that dressing room by any estimation, and they’d deserve their place in any England 50-over facet.
“So it isn’t a whole reset, nevertheless it’s only a gradual regeneration and introduction of contemporary blood. And let’s not overlook among the high quality in England’s home cricket when it comes to white-ball cricketers which are out there may be wonderful. You consider the people who find themselves not right here, folks like Ben Duckett, folks like Will Jacks, these sorts of fellows, so there’s a lot to come back in.
“England’s common age is 31. You do not go over the hill in six or seven weeks. I truly took just a little little bit of time simply to match age profiles with among the different prime groups. India’s common age is 31, New Zealand’s common age is 31, Australia’s common age is 31. England have gotten 4 gamers below 30 of their squad, New Zealand have solely received three. New Zealand, like England, have gotten some veterans of three World Cups of their mid-30s.”
England’s limited-overs tour of the West Indies
1st ODI: Sunday December 3, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
2nd ODI: Wednesday December 6, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
third ODI: Saturday December 9, Kensington Oval, Barbados
1st T20I: Tuesday December 12, Kensington Oval, Barbados
2nd T20I: Thursday December 14, Grenada Nationwide Stadium, Grenada
third T20I: Saturday December 16, Grenada Nationwide Stadium, Grenada
4th T20I: Tuesday December 19, Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad
fifth T20I: Thursday December 21, Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad