England’s cricket squad represents both Wales and England in international cricket. After Marylebone Cricket Club (the MCC) supervised the squad in 1903, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has supervised it since 1997. England is a Full Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and has Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
England Squad Announced for T20 World Cup 2022
The England National Cricket Team squad is currently playing with India. While at the same time, Eoin Morgan has announced his retirement from international Cricket, so England will be led by Jos Butler. England has suffered a huge setback after Jonny Bairstow got injured and got out of the World Cup. Alex Hales has replaced him in the final Squad.
England is scheduled to play its first match of ICC mega event against Afghanistan on 22nd Oct in Perth.
Here is the complete list of Team members:
Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Alex Hales.
Reserves: Liam Dawson, Richard Gleeson, Tymal Mills.
Performance in the past T20 World Cup
The English cricket team defeated Australia by a comfortable margin of seven wickets to win the West Indies tournament in 2010.
The Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi hosts of 2012 and 2014 could not go past the quarterfinal stage. After two unsuccessful seasons, England won the T20 World Cup for the first time in 2016. However, the squad came in second after falling to the West Indies in the championship match at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Stats to remember from the T20 World Cup
- Champions in 2010 ICC men’s t20 world cup and runner-up in 2016.
- In the world T20 rankings as of March 2020, they are ranked third.
Likely predictions for the 2022 T20 World Cup
Jos Butler, the captain of England’s T20 World Cup squad, considers bench strengthening more crucial than series dominance during their five-match T20 series against the West Indies. But he believes that the collaborative atmosphere that has been established in recent years will enable the outcomes to take care of themselves.