England World Cup Squad Announced, Jofra Archer returns

England World Cup Squad Announced, Jofra Archer returns

The defending champions England World Cup squad has been revealed, A 15-member set of players is announced for the 2024 T20 World Cup in West Indies and the USA. The surprising element for cricket fans is that fast Bolwer Jofra Archer has made his return to the England World Cup Squad.


The 20-team tournament is scheduled to be played in the West Indies and the United States of America (USA) from June 2 to 29. England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) press release stated.

“Jofra Archer has recovered from his right elbow injury and is named in the squad. Archer’s last appearance at this level came over a year ago in England’s tour of Bangladesh in March 2023”

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After helping England win the ICC World 2019 tournament, the right-arm fast bowler has struggled with ailments ever since.

Before missing last year’s T20Is due to the aforementioned elbow injury, he took 18 wickets in 15 T20Is for England.

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All-rounder Chris Woakes was benched in favor of fellow all-rounder Chris Jordan, who last played for England against New Zealand in September 2023.

Tom Hartley, an uncapped left-arm spinner, was called up for the T20 World Cup after taking 22 wickets in his debut Test series against India.

Jos Buttler will lead the England Team, which also plays a five-game series with the Pakistan squad led by Babar Azam. The series will start on May 22 before World Cup 2024.

However, England will play their opening game against Scotland in Barbados on June 4.

England T20 World Cup squad

Jos Buttler (c), Phil Salt, Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali (vc), Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Tom Hartley, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Reece Topley



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