England Cricket Board has announced the preliminary 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019.
England Team will start its campaign against South Africa on May 30 in Oval as the first match of the 2019 World Cup.
Eoin Morgan will lead England team in the Mega event, England is the most favorite team of this Flagship event.
The 15-member squad is very experienced and well prepared as most of the selected players have been playing ODI since 2015.
Jofra Archer has been left out from the squad and the selection committee included the in-form Joe Denly who perform outstandingly in ODI’s against West Indies.
However, the 15-member squad is preliminary and could be changed before world cup depending on the performance. The final squad would be announced after Five One Day International matches against Pakistan in May.
Jofra Archer has been named to be part of a team against Pakistan and Ireland and could potentially make it to the world cup subject to his performance.
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The same squad recently played a series against West Indies. The five matches series ended as a draw of 2-2, one match was abandoned due to rain.
The all-rounder Chris Jordan has been picked up in 17-member squad for the five matches series against Pakistan and he also could make to in world cup depends on his performance.
Chris Jordan is a regular T20 player; he performed outstandingly against West Indies and Sri Landa in T20. He is joining the ODI squad for the first time.
The England management team in consultation with selectors, rested Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Jos Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler for one-day international against Ireland and a T20 match against Pakistan.
All the select player who is playing the Indian Premier League will return England before 26th April.
Overview of England Squad for world cup 2019:England five in-form batsmen:
- Eoin Morgan
- Jonny Bairstow
- Jason Roy
- Joe Root
- Alex Hales
- Jos Buttler
Three main Bowlers:
- Liam Plunkett
- Adil Rashid
- Mark Wood
- Ben Stokes
- Moeen Ali
- Chris Woakes
- Tom Curran
- Joe Denly
- David Willey
England Past World Cup Journeys:
In 1975 England lost in the semi-final, In 1979 England again lost in Final against West Indies. In 1983 England reached semi-finals. In 1987 and 1992, England had a runner up. After 1992, world cup England hardly qualified to quarterfinals once in 1996.
In world cup 2019, England has a very balanced team and advantages of home soil; they are committed to being a champion in this big event.