England selectors have today named Chris Woakes in a 13-man squad for the NatWest IT20 against Australia on Monday 31 August at the SSE SWALEC in Cardiff and a 14-man squad for the five match Royal London ODI series that follows.
Members of the Warwickshire squad have given support support to BBC Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Greg James, who takes on the London Marathon this Sunday to raise funds for Official Club Charity Partner The Lord’s Taverners.
Chris Woakes speaks to ECB TV about the ICC Cricket World Cup, which starts next month with England's first game coming on the opening day of the tournament against their great rivals, Australia at the MCG.
Warwickshire’s Ian Bell and Chris Woakes today left London Heathrow Airport to head ‘Down Under’ for the upcoming tri-series against Australia and India, which is closely followed by the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
England selectors today finalised two England Lions squads for the tour of South Africa beginning in early January. Warwickshire’s Jonathan Trott will captain the 4-day side with a captain for the one-day side to be announced at a later date. Boyd Rankin is included in both squads.
Warwickshire’s Chris Woakes became the first Englishman in history to take a six-wicket haul on two occasions in One Day Internationals after taking 6-47 off eight overs in the 5th match in the current series against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.
England selectors today named Warwickshire’s Ian Bell and Chris Woakes in a 16-man squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, whilst fellow Bear Boyd Rankin is named in the 19 players who will form the England Performance Programme (EPP).