In-form Warwickshire batsman has replaced Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes in the England Lions squad to play the touring West Indians in Northampton.
Ahead of the four-day game which begins on 10th May, Stokes has been ruled out with a back injury.
A couple of months ago, Ally Stokes of the United Junior Cricket Club approached the PE teachers at her son's Texas elementary school with an offer of a free cricket set and some basic instruction. The school was thrilled with the idea, as most schools are, and it was decided to introduce the game through all grades in one exciting week of PE classes.
Yorkshire's Jonathan Bairstow and Somerset's Jos Buttler have been added to England's squad for the fifth and final One-Day International against India at Cardiff.
Bairstow has been called up as cover for Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is struggling with a finger injury while Buttler is added as batting cover.
Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales and Somerset wicket-keeper/batsman Jos Buttler have been called up to England's Twenty20 International squad to play India at Old Trafford on 31st August.
Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes, who made his debut in the 11-run win over Ireland in Clontarf, makes the squad and is also included in the One-Day International squad.
Eoin Morgan will captain a young England team against the country of his birth - Ireland - in a one-off One-Day International in Clontaft on 25th August.
The England selectors have decided to rest a number of senior players, calling up Leicestershire batsman James Taylor, Yorkshire wicket-keeper Jonathan Bairstow and Durham pair Scott Borthwick, Ben Stokes for the first time.
Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes has been named as the Cricket World® County Player Of The week after an outstanding performance in the opening LV= County Championship match against Hampshire.
19-year-old Stokes first helped finish off Hampshire's innings of 294 with a haul of six for 68 in 13 overs including the big wickets of James Vince and Neil McKenzie.