England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a 16-man squad for the 3-match ODI series against Pakistan, which will start on July eight.
Leading-order batsman Tom Banton has retained his spot right after joining the squad for the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday (July 04). Eoin Morgan & Co. is currently major the series two- and would be hoping for a clean sweep in the final game of the ODI leg.
All the ODI series are element of the ICC Men’s Cricket Globe Cup Super League, and presently, two teams (Australia and Pakistan) are tied up with 40 points, with the Guys in Green occupying third spot for the reason that of a superior net run-price.
England is correct at the best with 60 points, although Bangladesh has grabbed the second spot with 50 points.
“I consider it will be a quite very good series,” England off-spinner Moeen Ali stated in a press release.
“Pakistan are usually a quite very good side, they give us very good games, and I consider they’ll be a stronger opposition than Sri Lanka, which suggests you get a lot more of a likelihood to bat and bowl as a player who’s down the order, for instance, and hasn’t been bowling considerably.
“Definitely, they are 1 of the most effective [T20I] teams in the globe, along with West Indies, India, Australia,’ he stated. “I consider Pakistan are our bogey group in Globe Cups they often appear to do actually properly against us, so we can not take them lightly at all. They are a great group with excellent players.”
The 3 Lions squad for the 3-match T20I series versus Pakistan, which follows the 3 ODIs, will be announced in the third week of July.
The 50-overs matches will be played in Cardiff, London and Birmingham on July eight, ten and 13, although the T20Is will take spot in Nottingham, Leeds and Manchester on July 16, 18 and 20, respectively.
England’s ODI squad for Pakistan series:
Eoin Morgan (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, George Garton, Liam Livingstone, David Willey, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood.