Tredwell named in provisional England 30-man squad for ICC World Twenty20

Wednesday 18th July 2012

Men’s First Team

England have today named a provisional 30-man squad for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, to be staged in Sri Lanka in September.

The squad includes Kent's James Tredwell, who this week returns to action in Kent coloursfollowing his recent excursions with the England one-day side.

The 30 year-old slow bowler replaced first choice Graeme Swann for the final ODI against Australia at Old Trafford last week and played a starring role as the Three Lions secured a thumping 4-0 series win over their old foes. Click here to read our recentinterview with Tredwell

The provisional 30-man squad named today:

Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire) (Capt)

James Anderson (Lancashire)

Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)

Gareth Batty (Surrey)

Ian Bell (Warwickshire)

Ravi Bopara (Essex)

Scott Borthwick (Durham)

Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire)

Danny Briggs (Hampshire)

Jos Buttler (Somerset)

Alastair Cook (Essex)

Steven Croft (Lancashire)

Steven Davies (Surrey)

Jade Dernbach (Surrey)

Steven Finn (Middlesex)

Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire)

Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)

Michael Lumb (Nottinghamshire)

Stuart Meaker (Surrey)

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)

Graham Onions (Durham)

Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)

Matt Prior (Sussex)

Joe Root (Yorkshire)

Ben Stokes (Durham)

Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire)

James Taylor (Nottinghamshire)

James Tredwell (Kent)

Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)

Luke Wright (Sussex)

England are current holders of the ICC World Twenty20 title and will face Afghanistan and India in the group stages beginning on Friday 21 September against Afghanistan in Colombo. The squad will be halved to a final 15 players next month.