ECB revealed England ODI squad for West Indies tour

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, February 27th, 2017 | 0

English cricket team is currently travelling West Indies where they are scheduled to play a three matches ODI series against them and the complete series will be arranged by West Indies Cricket Board. The official tournament is going to start in next 3rd March, 2017 and the inaugural match will be staged at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. But before playing the official ODI match, English team will play two warm up matches against two local teams of West Indies and among them one match has already completed where England won very easily. 2nd warm up match will be placed in next 27th February, 2017.

However, team England played their last international series against India couple of months ago and the memories were not good enough. They faced a shameful defeat against India in all three formats. Since then, English players are out of international schedule. They are playing different kinds of domestic league cricket since then like Big Bash and Pakistan Super League erc. So, they are desperate to win a series which even for against West Indies also.

On the other hand, West Indies are out of international schedule for more than six months where they last played a series against Pakistan and faced a defeat as well. Besides, many West Indies players used to participate money domestic cricket competition because they are regarded as the T20 specialists. So, they are also looking for an adventure and this time the exciting adventure has come to their door step and they are ready to take the chance. Though, Windies team are much weaker now than previous season and they are suffering from the lackings of balanced squad. But, in the home ground, their team would be enough to make competition against England.

England team is currently led by Eoin Morgan who is a legendary captain and talented player. It has been told that current England team is completely balanced from all side and better than ever. Though, they faced a defeat against India but that did not prove anything. The series was hosted in India and all know that India used to make crease for their own favour.

However, England cricket board (ECB) has recently announced the complete ODI team squad for the upcoming challenge. Let’s take a look at them below.

 

# England ODI Team Squad: Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Liam Dawson, Steven Finn, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

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