England announced Squad for T20 World Cup 2024

The defending champions England named their squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 on Tuesday, 30 April.

Fast bowler Jofra Archer has been included as the defending champions England announced their final squad for the upcoming ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024.

Archer will be making his international comeback after more than a year. He was sidelined due to his elbow injury and was under recovery since 12 months.

Experienced fast bowling all-rounder Chris Jordan will be featuring for the defending champions as he is set to make his first appearance in the national side since September 2023.

Talisman batter Jos Buttler will be leading the English side with Moen Ali being his deputy. Will Jacks, Phil Salt and Jonny Bairstow among the top-order contenders. Ben Duckett will lend some left-handed diversity to the squad.

Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran will provide the lower-order firepower to the team while Adil Rashid will lead the spin attack flanked by Tom Hartley.

Number of England players are playing in the Indian Premier League at the moment and ECB has confirmed that all the player listed in the World Cup squad won’t be available for the play-offs in the IPL.

England squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Tom Hartley, Will Jacks, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.

The four-match Twenty20 International series between India and Pakistan, which starts on May 22, will feature the same team. For the T20I series against Babar Azam’s team, all of the players who are presently a member of the Indian Premier League will be back in time.

Up to May 25th, all teams may make roster modifications; after that, the ICC Event Technical Committee must approve any changes.

Before playing their first match against Scotland in Barbados on June 4, England will take a flight to the Caribbean on May 31. At the T20 World Cup, they are grouped with Australia, Namibia, Scotland, and Oman in Group B.

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