Warwickshire captain Willfred Rhodes will lead a 14-member Choose County XI in a three-day warm-up sport towards India on the Riverside Aspect floor right here from July 20-22, the England and Wales Cricket Board stated on Thursday.
Former England bowler and present Younger Lions (A crew) head coach Richard Dawson will oversee a “Choose County XI to play India on the Emirates Riverside in a three-day match, beginning on Tuesday 20 July.”
In earlier years, this crew was generally known as “Mixed Counties” which all the time had a first-class fixture towards the touring international locations.
The match will likely be performed behind closed doorways with Indian contingent already reporting a number of COVID-19 optimistic instances together with first crew keeper Rishabh Pant.
The Choose County XI squad additionally contains latest Take a look at debutant James Bracey and Nottinghamshire opener Haseeb Hameed, who made his Take a look at debut towards India in 2016.
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“The squad was chosen after consulting with the first-class counties on participant availability and to supply a few of the high-potential expertise from throughout the county sport with the chance to check themselves towards the ICC World Take a look at Championship finalists,” ECB acknowledged.
A brief bubble is ready to be created by ECB for this sport in any case chosen gamers bear COVID-19 assessments.
“The county gamers will bridge right into a crew atmosphere and bear Covid testing earlier than being cleared to play within the match.”
The ECB thanked first-class counties for his or her “continued help to make gamers out there for this fixtures and to Durham County Cricket Membership for offering amenities for this match to be staged.”
The match will likely be out there to observe dwell by way of Durham County Cricket Membership’s YouTube channel with ball-by-ball commentary additionally out there on BBC radio.
County Choose XI squad: Will Rhodes (Warwickshire – captain), Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire), Tom Aspinwell (Lancashire), Ethan Bamber (Middlesex), James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Jack Carson (Sussex), Zak Chappell (Nottinghamshire), Haseeb Hameed (Nottinghamshire), Lyndon James (Nottinghamshire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Craig Miles (Warwickshire), Liam Patterson-White (Nottinghamshire), James Rew (Somerset), Rob Yates (Warwickshire).