England hand Rehan Ahmed first white-ball call-up for tour of Bangladesh


England have named 18-year-old leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed of their white-ball squads for the primary time forward of the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

Ahmed turned England’s youngest males’s Check cricketer when he lined up in opposition to Pakistan in Karachi in December and marked the event by taking a five-wicket haul.

The Leicestershire spinner had performed simply three first-class matches earlier than making his Check debut, however has barely extra expertise in white-ball cricket having performed 19 T20 matches and 7 Record A video games for his county.

Rehan Ahmed earned a maiden white-ball call up for the tour of Bangladesh
Rehan Ahmed earned a maiden white-ball name up for the tour of Bangladesh (Simon Marper)

Lancashire quick bowler Saqib Mahmood has been included within the ODI squad for the primary time because the again stress fracture he suffered in Might.

The 25-year-old is presently with the England Lions in Sri Lanka, however has not bowled to date throughout the red-ball collection.

Somerset’s Tom Abell, who is ready to captain the England Lions within the upcoming ODI collection in Sri Lanka, has obtained his maiden call-up for each the ODI and T20 squads.

Alex Hales will play in the Pakistan Super League instead of England's white-ball tour of Bangladesh
Alex Hales will play within the Pakistan Tremendous League as a substitute of England’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh

There was no place for Alex Hales nonetheless, who is ready to play franchise cricket within the Pakistan Tremendous League after solely returning to the nationwide set-up final summer season.

Hales performed an important position in England’s T20 World Cup victory in Australia in November after a optimistic leisure medication take a look at on the eve of the 2019 World Cup resulted in three-and-a-half years within the worldwide wilderness.

Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali and Jason Roy had been additionally chosen by PSL franchises, however have been included for the tour of Bangladesh.

  • 1st ODI: Bangladesh v England – March 1, Dhaka
  • 2nd ODI: Bangladesh v England – March 3, Dhaka
  • third ODI: Bangladesh v England – March 6, Chattogram
  • 1st IT20: Bangladesh v England – March 9, Chattogram
  • 2nd IT20: Bangladesh v England – March 12, Dhaka
  • 3nd IT20: Bangladesh v England – March 14, Dhaka

James Vince was named as a part of the ODI squad after not that includes in the latest 50-over collection in South Africa.

England will play three ODIs and three T20s in Bangladesh from March 1 to 14, which would be the first T20 matches since Jos Buttler’s facet turned world champions in November.

ODI Squad: Jos Buttler (Lancashire, captain), Tom Abell (Somerset), Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire), Moeen Ali (Warwickshire), Jofra Archer (Sussex), Sam Curran (Surrey), Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire), Dawid Malan (Yorkshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Phil Salt (Lancashire), Reece Topley (Surrey), James Vince (Hampshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wooden (Durham).

IT20 Squad: Jos Buttler (Lancashire, captain), Tom Abell (Somerset), Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire), Moeen Ali (Warwickshire), Jofra Archer (Sussex), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire), Will Jacks (Surrey), Chris Jordan (Surrey), Dawid Malan (Yorkshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Phil Salt (Lancashire), Reece Topley (Surrey), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wooden (Durham).

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