The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced a 15-man England Under-19s squad under the captaincy of all-rounder Will Rhodes and Jonathan Tattersall as vice captain for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in the UAE next month.
England will begin with a game against hosts UAE at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on 14th February, before playing Sri Lanka and New Zealand in the other group stage matches in Dubai. If England progress further they could then go on to face one of fifteen other countries in the latter stages of the tournament.
EDP Head Selector David Graveney said: “This squad contains an exciting mix of young talent which we look forward to seeing perform on the world stage against top class opposition. It will be an excellent experience for these young players to develop their games in a world class environment, competing at the highest level in this prestigious tournament.”
Following are the names of under-19 cricketers included in England squad:
Will Rhodes (Captain), Jonathan Tattersall (Vice-Captain), Ed Barnard, Joe Clark, Ben Duckett, Harry Finch, Matthew Fisher, Miles Hammond, Ryan Higgins, Robert Jones, Robert Sayer, Josh Shaw, Dominic Sibley, Jack Winslade and Luke Wood