Billings & Denly selected for Australia white-ball series

Monday 31st August 2020

Men’s First XI

Billings & Denly selected for Australia white-ball series

The England National Selectors have named the squads for the Vitality IT20s and Royal London Series against Australia, both including Kent’s Sam Billings & Joe Denly.

Both series will be played behind closed doors, in a bio-secure environment at the Ageas Bowl and Emirates Old Trafford.

England Men’s IT20 Squad:

  • Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) (captain)
  • Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
  • Jofra Archer (Sussex)
  • Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
  • Tom Banton (Somerset)
  • Sam Billings (Kent)
  • Jos Buttler (Lancashire)
  • Sam Curran (Surrey)
  • Tom Curran (Surrey)
  • Joe Denly (Kent)
  • Chris Jordan (Sussex)
  • Dawid Malan (Yorkshire)
  • Adil Rashid (Yorkshire)
  • Mark Wood (Durham)

Reserves:

Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire).

England Men’s ODI Squad:

  • Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) (captain)
  • Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
  • Jofra Archer (Sussex)
  • Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
  • Tom Banton (Somerset)
  • Sam Billings (Kent)
  • Jos Buttler (Lancashire)
  • Sam Curran (Surrey)
  • Tom Curran (Surrey)
  • Adil Rashid (Yorkshire)
  • Joe Root (Yorkshire)
  • Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)
  • Mark Wood (Durham)

Reserves:

Joe Denly (Kent), Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire).

Jason Roy’s left side strain will not be ready for the Vitality IT20s starting on Friday. The Surrey batsman will stay inside the bio-secure bubble, with a view to demonstrating his fitness for the Royal London Internationals.

Commenting on the selection of the squad, National Selector Ed Smith, said: “These two series against Australia provide an exciting end to the summer. We have selected strong squads. We are also continuing to develop depth in preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cups.”


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