Jason Roy returns to England ODI squad for Australia series after T20 World Cup

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  • Jason Roy recalled to England ODI team for Australia series.

  • The three-match series is scheduled after T20 World Cup 2022.

Jason Roy returns to England ODI squad for Australia series after T20 World Cup
Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (Photo Source: Twitter)
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England have announced a 15-man squad for the three-match ODI series against Australia which will take place immediately after the ongoing T20 World Cup with fixtures on November 17, 19 and 22.

Opening batter Jason Roy has been recalled after being left out of the T20 WC squad.

Jos Buttler, England’s white-ball captain, described Roy as “my first choice as 50-over opener” during the tour to Pakistan last month. “We know what a brilliant player he is when he’s on song,” Buttler said. “He will be a vital player for England moving forward. His talent is never going to be in question.”

Eleven of the 15 players in England’s T20 World Cup squad will stay back in Australia for the ODI leg. Roy, Sam Billings, Olly Stone and James Vince will fly Down Under to join their team.

Vince last played an ODI match in July 2021, striking a 95-ball 102 against Pakistan. The 31-year-old has featured in 19 ODIs with 480 runs under his belt.

Billings, who has 25 ODI caps, last played a 50-over game against Sri Lanka in July 2021.

England ODI squad: Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Olly Stone, James Vince, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Luke Wood.

Schedule:

  • First ODI: November 17, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  • Second ODI: November 19, SCG, Sydney
  • Third ODI: November 22, MCG, Melbourne

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