Billings named in England Men’s IT20 squad

Saturday 12th June 2021

Men’s First Team

Billings named in England Men’s IT20 squad

Kent Captain Sam Billings has been selected in England Men’s latest IT20 squad.

England Men’s Head Coach Chris Silverwood has named a 16-player squad for The Vitality IT20 Series against Sri Lanka starting at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Wednesday 23 June 2021.

Billings made his England IT20 debut in 2015, and has gone on to make 29 appearances so far for his country in the format, scoring 387 runs.

His IT20 high score of 87 came against West Indies in March 2019.

England Men’s IT20 Squad in full:

  • Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Captain
  • Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
  • Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
  • Sam Billings (Kent)
  • Jos Buttler (Lancashire)
  • Sam Curran (Surrey)
  • Tom Curran (Surrey)
  • Liam Dawson (Hampshire)
  • Chris Jordan (Sussex)
  • Liam Livingstone (Lancashire)
  • Dawid Malan (Yorkshire)
  • Adil Rashid (Yorkshire)
  • Jason Roy (Surrey)
  • David Willey (Yorkshire)
  • Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)
  • Mark Wood (Durham)

England Men’s Head Coach, Chris Silverwood, said: “With the T20 World Cup only a few months away, this summer is about perfecting our team and continue to progress on the field. We want to approach every series with an influx of players aiming to win every match and giving us the best preparation as we get closer to the tournament.

“With several high-profile players missing through injury, it allows me to look at some of our experienced players who have not featured at this level for some time. The likes of Chris Woakes and David Willey are very experienced cricketers, and to have them both in the mix is exciting and shows the depth of squad we have available.

“I want our team to play an attacking form of the game. I hope we can continue to excite the England fans with our approach.”

The England Men’s IT20 squad will report to its Cardiff base on Saturday 19 June.