"He has his own style and presence at the crease" Ed Smith on Dan Lawrence
National Selector Ed Smith spoke to the media about the 16-strong squad selected for England men’s Test tour of Sri Lanka starting in January.
The touring party depart on 2 January and will play two Test matches behind closed doors at Galle International Cricket Stadium on 14-18 January and 22-26 January.
England Men’s Test Squad:
Joe Root (Yorkshire) (captain), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), James Anderson (Lancashire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Dom Bess (Yorkshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ben Foakes (Surrey), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Olly Stone (Warwickshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham).
James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Mason Crane (Hampshire), Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire), Craig Overton (Somerset), Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire), Ollie Robinson (Sussex), Amar Virdi (Surrey).