Sunday 31 August 2014 

England Call Up Jason Roy For India T20

Jason Roy hits out
Jason Roy, here in action for the England Lions, looks set for an international debut against India
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England have named a 14-man squad for the one-off Twenty20 International against India which includes uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy.

Essex's Ravi Bopara, Nottinghamshire's James Taylor and Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan are the other players in the squad who were not selected for the One-Day International series.

In Stuart Broad's absence due to a knee injury, Eoin Morgan will lead the side at Edgbaston on 7th September.

Roy helped Surrey reach the semi-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast, scoring 677 runs including nine half-centuries and also featured for England Lions earlier this summer.

Taylor has played a key role in Nottinghamshire's progress to the semi-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup semi-finals and will play in their game against Durham on 6th September and join up with the squad.

He also scored 272 runs in the NatWest T20 Blast as Nottinghamshire reached the quarter-finals.

Bopara was left out of the ODI squad while Bresnan has not played for England since the ICC World Twenty20 competition although he was included in the squad to play Sri Lanka earlier this summer.

Ian Bell and Michael Carberry have been dropped from that squad with fast bowler Steven Finn also included.

"This one off NatWest International T20 provides us with an opportunity to look at players who have impressed recently in domestic cricket and gives them a chance to test themselves on the international stage against high quality opposition," National Selector James Whitaker said.

"I would like to wish Eoin Morgan and his squad all the very best against a strong Indian side."

England T20I squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Joe Root, Jason Roy, James Taylor, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes

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Fixtures & Results

9th-13th July: 1st Test, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
India 457 & 391-9 dec. (Binny 78) drew with
England 496 (Root 154no, Anderson 81)
17th-21st July: 2nd Test, Lord's, London
India 295 & 342 (Vijay 95, Jadeja 68) beat
England 319 & 223 (Sharma 7-74) by 95 runs
27th-31st July: 3rd Test, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton
England 569-7 dec. & 205-4 dec. beat
India 330 & 178 (Ali 6-67) by 266 runs
7th-11th August: 4th Test, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
England 367 (Root 77, Buttler 70) beat
India 152 & 166 by an innings & 54 runs
15th-19th August: 5th Test, The Kia Oval, London
England 486 (Root 149no, Cook 79) beat
India 148 & 94 by an innings & 244 runs
25th August: 1st ODI, Bristol
Match abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain
27th August: 2nd ODI, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff
India 304-6 (Raina 100, Woakes 4-52) beat
England 161 (Jadeja 4-28) by 133 runs (D/L)
30th August: 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
India 228-4 (Rayudu 64no) beat
England 227 (Cook 44) by six wickets
2nd September: 4th ODI, Edgbaston, Birmingham
India 212-1 (Rahane 106, Dhawan 97no) beat
England 206 (Moeen Ali 67) by nine wickets
5th September: 5th ODI, Headingley, Leeds
England 294-7 (Root 113, Buttler 49) beat
India 253 (Jadeja 87) by 41 runs
7th September: T20I, Edgbaston, Birmingham
England 180-7 (Morgan 71, Hales 40)
India 177-5 (Kohli 66) by three runs