George Garton gets maiden call-up for 16-man squad for ODI series against Sri Lanka
The 3 day 16-man squad for ODI series against Sri Lanka is to start from 29th June as announced by England. George Garton, Left-arm seamer has won a maiden call-up to the national team after coming up as a mainstay for Sussex for the last few years. Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer have showed up their unavailability owing to injuries. Stokes is on the verge of recovery and shall be featuring for Durham in the T20 Blast tournament soon if the situation is in his favor.
Eoin Morgan is the captain as usual with the arrival of Joe Root back in ODI settings. Before the ODI series, the Three Lions will lock horns with Sri Lanka in a 3-match T20I series as well, starting on June 23.
The ODI squad for this 3-day match includes Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Captain, Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Sam Billings (Kent), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), Jason Roy (Surrey),Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Sam Curran (Surrey), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire),Tom Curran (Surrey), George Garton (Sussex), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire),Joe Root (Yorkshire), David Willey (Yorkshire), Mark Wood (Durham)
England vs Sri Lanka ODI series schedule
1st ODI: Tuesday 29 June 2021, Emirates Riverside, Durham
2nd ODI: Thursday 1 July 2021, Kia Oval, London
3rd ODI: Sunday 4 July 2021, County Ground, Bristol