England's team is going to play ODI series against South Africa this month. The board has not given Archer and Stokes a place in the team, taking a shocking decision.
The England Cricket Board has announced its team for the tour of South Africa to be held this month. All-rounder Ben Stokes, Sam Curran and pacer Jofra Archer have not been included in the England squad for the upcoming ODI series with South Africa. All three have been given rest. The series will begin on December 1. These three will join the team going to South Africa, but they will play there only in the three-match T20 series.
The T20 series will be played on 27 and 29 November and 1 December. The English team will leave for this series on 16 November and will play the three-match ODI and T20 series there. Viewers will not be allowed to enter the stadium for this series.
The series will be played in Newlands, Cape Town and Paarl in the middle of the Bio Secure bubble. Stokes, Kurain and Archer are currently busy playing in the 13th season of the IPL in the UAE.
Meanwhile, England Test captain Joe Root has been included in the ODI squad. Also, Jake Ball, Tom Benton and Tom Helm have been included in the team as reserve players.
England T20 team: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moin Ali, Joffra Archer, Johnny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, David Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark wood
England ODI Team: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moin Ali, Johnny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jose Butler, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ollie Stone, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Vox and Mark Wood
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