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England rest Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran from ODIs in South Africa

2020 11 04 11.03.48
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England rest Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran from ODIs in South Africa 

England have rested their key players in Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran from their upcoming three-match One-Day International (ODI) series in South Africa, while their Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) squad remains at full strength owing to the impending two T20 World Cup tournaments. 

England will play three T20Is in South Africa during their tour starting later this month. 

According to Cricbuzz, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) selectors have overall named 23 players with 10 of them featuring in both the touring parties. 

The T20I squad includes the likes of Archer, Stokes, Chris Jordan and Dawid Malan, barring whom each of the three have been busy playing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in the UAE. 

England Test captain Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Olly Stone, Lewis Gregory and Liam Livingstone have all been named in the 50-over squad to face South Africa. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been named in both the T20I and ODI squads despite featuring regularly for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. Stokes and Archer are Buttler’s teammates at the Royals. 

England T20I squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.

England’s ODI squad: Eoin Morgan(captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.