Zak Crawley to captain England Men in Ireland series
Zak Crawley has been named as captain of a 13-player squad for England Men’s Metro Bank One-Day International Series against Ireland Men this month.
Crawley will lead England for the first time with his Test opening partner Ben Duckett named as vice-captain for the three-match series, which begins at Headingly on Wednesday, 20 September.
The squad includes three uncapped players, Warwickshire batter Sam Hain, Surrey wicketkeeper-batter Jamie Smith and Derbyshire paceman George Scrimshaw.
The England Men’s selection panel consulted with the first-class counties, and weighed their ambitions in the run-in to the end of the LV= Insurance County Championship season, before finalising the squad.
England Men's 13-player squad:
Zak Crawley (Kent – Captain)
Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire)
Harry Brook (Yorkshire)
Brydon Carse (Durham)
Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire – Vice Captain)
Sam Hain (Warwickshire)
Will Jacks (Surrey)
Craig Overton (Somerset)
Matthew Potts (Durham)
Phil Salt (Lancashire)
George Scrimshaw (Derbyshire)
Jamie Smith (Surrey)
Luke Wood (Lancashire)
England Men v Ireland – Metro Bank One-Day Series schedule
- 1st Metro Bank ODI: Headingley, Leeds – 20 September
- 2nd Metro Bank ODI: Trent Bridge, Nottingham – 23 September
- 3rd Metro Bank ODI: Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol - 26 September