England announces its 16-member squad for T20I series against India, kick-start on March 12

England vs India: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announces their 16-member squad for the upcoming five-match T20I series, against India, kick-start from March 12. Morgan will take charge as captain in all T20Is.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 11, 2021 17:53 IST
England announces its 16-member squad for T20I series against India, kick-start on March 12
England announces their 16-member squad for five T20Is. (Image source: Getty images)

England vs India T20I Series: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announces their 16-member squad for the upcoming five-match T20I series, against India, kick-start from 12 March. Eoin Morgan-led England will depart on February 26 and will play five Twenty20 internationals in Ahmedabad. The squad for the three ODIs that follow the T20I series will be announced in due course.

Liam Livingstone has made his comeback after a brilliant Big Bash League (BBL 10) for the Perth Scorchers. He amassed 426 runs in 14 matches at a healthy strike-rate of 133.69. Livingstone also bowled on few occasions and took five wickets during the recently concluded tournament.

The Englishmen - Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, and Jofra Archer who are also part of the Test squad will continue to be in the bio bubble after the completion of the ongoing Test series. Jonny Bairstow will likely to join the team for the last two Tests. England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler will be traveling with the T20I squad after resting for the last three Tests against India.

Chris Woakes also missing the key link from the T20I squad along with Joe Root who last played a T20I in May 2019. Adil Rashid is the other English spinner in the touring party alongside Moeen Ali while Chris Jordan, Mark Wood, Reece Topley from the pace attack with Jofra Archer. Jake Ball and young Matt Parkinson are named in the reserves as of now and they might travel with the team as well.

England T20I Squad:

Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Jofra Archer

England Men’s T20I Matches in India (according to IST/ GMT)

Friday 12, March: 1st T20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

Sunday 14, March: 2nd T20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

Tuesday 16, March: 3rd T20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

Thursday 18, March: 4th T20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

Saturday 20, March: 5th T20 India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad