England name ODI, T20I squads for tour of South Africa

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England have named their limited-overs squads for the men’s white-ball tour of South Africa, scheduled to start from November 27.

English selectors have decided to go with a full-strength squad for the T20I series. However, the decision has been taken to rest Jofra Archer, Sam Curran and Ben Stokes for the ODIs.

Test captain Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Olly Stone, Lewis Gregory and Liam Livingstone are announced in the ODI squad whereas Chris Jordan and Dawid Malan are only been named for the T20Is.

Read: England to tour South Africa in COVID-19 times this November

Both teams will play three T20Is and three ODIs. The matches will take place in bio-secure environments at Newlands, Cape Town, and Boland Park, Paarl. Following the completion of the series, England will fly back from Cape Town to London on 10 December.

This is England’s first overseas tour and South Africa’s first international series during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 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

Reserves across both formats

Jake Ball, Tom Banton, Tom Helm

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