England Announces Team for the upcoming Pakistan Tour

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England Announces Team for the upcoming Pakistan Tour

England as well as Wales Cricket Board has named 19 members for the seven match T20I tour in Pakistan which begins later in the month, in Karachi.

Chris Jordan (finger) and Liam Livingstone (ankle) will keep working on their rehabilitation and will not travel to Pakistan in the lead-up to the World Cup but remain on course to be ready for the World Cup in Australia.

England captain Jos Buttler is recuperating from a knee strain, is scheduled to tour Pakistan However, he is expected to play in the later phases in the series, which comprises seven matches. If Buttler is not available, Moeen Ali will captain the side.

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Five players who are uncapped have been named for the first time in Pakistan from 2005. Kent batters, Jordan Cox, Middlesex seamer Tom Helm, Surrey right-handed bat Will Jacks, Warwickshire quick, Olly Stone, and Lancashire seamer, Luke Wood, have been selected for the squad.

The group will travel to Pakistan on September 14th.

England’s squad

Jos Buttler (c)Moeen Ali (vc)Harry BrookJordan Cox
Sam CurranBen DuckettLiam DawsonRichard Gleeson
Tom HelmWill JacksDawid MalanAdil Rashid
Phil SaltOlly StoneReece TopleyDavid Willey
Chris WoakesLuke WoodMark Wood

Schedule

1st T20I: Pakistan v England, 20 September, National Stadium, Karachi
2nd T20I: Pakistan v England, 22 September, National Stadium, Karachi
3rd T20I: Pakistan v England, 23 September, National Stadium, Karachi
4th T20I: Pakistan v England, 25 September, National Stadium, Karachi
5th T20I: Pakistan v England, 28 September, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
6th T20I: Pakistan v England, 30 September, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
7th T20I: Pakistan v England, 2 October, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

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