Thursday, February 11th, 2021

MOEEN NAMED IN ENGLAND SQUAD FOR INDIA IT20 SERIES

Moeen Ali has been named in Englandโ€™s squad for the five International Twenty20 matches against India next month.

The Worcestershire CCC all-rounder is part of a 16 strong squad which will do battle in five matches in the space of nine days.

All of the games will take place at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Worcestershire Rapids Vitality Blast captain Moeen is already in India with England as part of their squad for the opening two Tests.

His last IT20 appearance โ€“ and his 34th for his country – was against Australia at the Ageas Bowl last September.

The touring party will depart on Friday, February 26 with the squad for the three One-Day internationals, which follow the IT20 Series, to be announced in due course.


England Menโ€™s IT20 Squad:

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) (captain), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jofra Archer (Sussex), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Sam Billings (Kent), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Sam Curran (Surrey), Tom Curran (Surrey), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Dawid Malan (Yorkshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Ben Stokes (Durham), Reece Topley (Surrey), Mark Wood (Durham).

Reserves:

Jake Ball (Nottinghamshire), Matt Parkinson (Lancashire).

England menโ€™s IT20 fixtures in India (all matches are 1900 IST/1330 GMT starts):

Friday 12 March: 1st IT20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Sunday 14 March: 2nd IT20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Tuesday 16 March: 3rd IT20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Thursday 18 March: 4th IT20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Saturday 20 March: 5th IT20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad