England announce new squad for ODI sequence towards Pakistan after Covid outbreak in first XI

Seven members of England’s cricket crew together with three gamers and 4 workers members have been examined optimistic for Covid-19, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) reported on Tuesday.

An ECB assertion stated: “The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) can verify that seven members – three gamers and 4 administration crew members- of the England Males’s ODI get together have examined optimistic for COVID-19.

“In collaboration with Public Well being England, Public Well being Wales and Bristol Native Well being Authority, these impacted will now observe a interval of self-isolation from 4 July following the UK Authorities’s protocol on quarantine.

“The remaining members of the get together have been deemed shut contacts and also will isolate.”

The ten-day isolation interval will span the ODI sequence towards Pakistan.

The opening fixture on Thursday (July 8) in Cardiff is adopted by the video games in London on July 10 and Birmingham three days later.

England will then play three T20Is towards Pakistan on the sixteenth, 18th and twentieth of July.

As an alternative of Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes can be main the brand new ODI squad and Chris Silverwood, who had earlier taken a break for the white-ball sequence, is again as head coach.

In whole, 9 uncapped gamers have been chosen within the squad by ECB.

England ODI squad:

Ben Stokes (c), Jake Ball, Danny Briggs, Brydon Carse, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Lewis Gregory, Tom Helm, Will Jacks, Dan Lawrence, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Matt Parkinson, David Payne, Phil Salt, John Simpson, James Vince

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