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Archer Included As England Announce Squad For ICC World Cup

LONDON: England on Tuesday announced their 15-member World Cup 2019 squad.  

The hosts have called up fast bowler Jofra Archer to their final 15-man squad for the World Cup. England made three changes to the preliminary squad they announced last month. All-rounder Liam Dawson, who bowls left-arm spin, and top order batsman James Vince were also called up by selectors, with Joe Denly and David Willey missing out.

Archer made his one-day international (ODI) debut against Ireland earlier this month and impressed selectors with his pace and control in that match as well as in England’s recent 4-nil series victory over Pakistan.

England begins their World Cup campaign against South Africa on May 30.

Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.