England pick uncapped David Payne and George Garton for West Indies T20s; Jason Roy returns after injury | Cricket News

England without Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood and Jonny Bairstow for the West Indies T20 series due to Ashes’ commitments; Paul Collingwood will be head coach along with Chris Silverwood in Australia as well; England will play against the T20s on January 22, 23, 26, 29 and 30

Last updated: 23/12/21 10:00


David Payne took 243 wickets across T20 and List A cricket

Left arm seamers David Payne and George Garton are two rookies in England’s 16 squads for January’s T20 series in the West Indies, while Jason Roy returns after injury that ended his T20 World Cup early. .

The party includes 11 players who were either on the official England squad or in the party traveling for the T20 World Cup in the UAE in October and November, including Roy, who suffered a calf strain that ended the competition in his team’s last Super 12 match against South Africa.

Five T20 World Cup players are not involved, however, with Ashes’ engagements excluding Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, and Jonny Bairstow.

Eoin Morgan, captain (Middlesex), Moeen Ali, (Worcestershire), Tom Banton (Somerset), Sam Billings (Kent), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), George Garton (Sussex), Chris Jordan (Surrey), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire) , Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire), Tymal Mills (Sussex), David Payne (Gloucestershire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Phil Salt (Lancashire), Reece Topley (Surrey), James Vince (Hampshire)

  • 1st T20 – January 22nd, Barbados
  • 2nd T20 – January 23, Barbados
  • 3rd T20 – January 26, Barbados
  • 4th T20 – January 29, Barbados
  • 5thT20 – January 30 Barbados

Matches against the West Indies begin on January 22, just four days after the Ashes are expected to end, with the fifth day-night test in Hobart scheduled for January 14-18.

The absences of Buttler, Malan, Woakes, Wood and Bairstow – plus a Tom Curran back injury that he sustained while playing for the Sydney Sixers in Big Bash – gave opportunities for Payne, Garton, Saqib Mahmood, Tom Banton and Phil Salt. .

English seamer Saqib Mahmood made a dream debut for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, winning four wickets in his first two overs

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English seamer Saqib Mahmood made a dream debut for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, winning four wickets in his first two overs

English seamer Saqib Mahmood made a dream debut for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, winning four wickets in his first two overs

With head coach Chris Silverwood also in Australia, Paul Collingwood will lead England in the Caribbean with Marcus Trescothick joining the team as assistant manager.

Gloucestershire bowler Payne, 30, was called into a hastily assembled English team for last summer’s ODI series against Pakistan after a Covid outbreak knocked out the entire starting team, but did not played a game.

Garton hopes to make his England debut in the Caribbean

Garton hopes to make his England debut in the Caribbean

Sussex star Garton, 24, was also named to England squads last summer but is still looking for her first international appearance, which she now hopes will make it to Barbados with the T20s against the West Indies to be played on 22, 23. , January 26th, 29th and 30th.

Garton bagged 10 wickets in The Hundred for champions Southern Brave and also helped Sussex on the Vitality Blast Finals Day, with those exploits that earned him an IPL opportunity with Royal Challengers Bangalore, where he collected three wickets in five games. .

Paul Collingwood will be the head coach of England's T20 series against the West Indies in January

Paul Collingwood will be the head coach of England’s T20 series against the West Indies in January

Collingwood – who captained England at the 2010 T20 World Cup title in the Caribbean – said: “We have selected a strong team with some batting power and a balanced attack as we begin preparations for the World Cup. T20 in Australia.

The World Cup is less than a year away and there will be more opportunities for the team in the absence of those players who are with Ashes’s team.

“I have fond memories of winning a World Cup in Barbados and I can’t wait to get back there with this team to face a great West Indies that will test all aspects of our skills.”

England squad for the West Indies T20 series: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Liam Dawson, George Garton, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, Tymal Mills, David Payne, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, James Vince

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