England v West Indies: Tourists recall Sam Billings & Dawid Malan for T20 series

Billings (left) hopes to push his World Cup claims for the length of the T20s in opposition to the West Indies

England bear recalled Sam Billings and Dawid Malan for the three-match Twenty20 series in opposition to the West Indies initiating on Tuesday, 5 March.

Wicketkeeper Billings and batsman Malan return to the T20 squad for the main time since final Three hundred and sixty five days’s tour of Australia and New Zealand.

All-rounder Ben Stokes and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler shall be rested.

Opener Jason Roy will moreover miss the series to return residence for the delivery of his first youngster.

Roy will leave the tour after the fifth and final match of the on-going one-day world series in opposition to the Windies.

The Surrey batsman scored 123 from 85 balls within the main game to reduction England reach their 360-speed goal.

England’s three T20s will happen on 5, 8 and 10 March, and Billings shall be aiming to exercise these video games, along with a stint within the Indian Premier League for Chennai Graceful Kings, to push his claims for a dwelling on this summer’s World Cup squad.

“There is just not honest 15 guys who’re buying for a World Cup space, there are potentially 25-30 guys who might maybe well well also without shriek obtain in,” he acknowledged previous to being picked within the T20 squad.

“There is healthy opponents the total manner down.

“Or not it’s in my hands in actuality. I’m in fact somewhat soundless about it, there is just not great I will make except for skills my cricket.”

England T20 squad

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) captain, Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire), Sam Billings (Kent), Tom Curran (Surrey), Joe Denly (Kent), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Dawid Malan (Middlesex), Liam Plunkett (Surrey), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire), David Willey (Yorkshire), Designate Wood (Durham).

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