England Announce Squad For U19 World Cup, Tom Prest To Lead

Tom Prest named as England captain for U19 World Cup© Twitter/ECB

The England U19 choice panel, headed up by Head Coach Richard Dawson, on Wednesday chosen a 15-strong squad and two travelling reserves for the ICC U19 Males’s Cricket World Cup. Hampshire’s Tom Prest has been chosen as captain of the squad, with Warwickshire’s Jacob Bethell vice-captain.

The match will happen within the Caribbean in January, with England drawn in Group A alongside 2020 winners Bangladesh, Canada and United Arab Emirates. England received the Plate Ultimate within the 2020 match.

Richard Dawson in an official launch stated: “It is all the time a vastly thrilling second for any younger cricketer to be chosen in a consultant age-group squad, particularly so when it is for a World Cup.”

“We’re actually wanting ahead to getting on the market and testing ourselves in opposition to the very best younger gamers on the planet, and persevering with our growth as a aspect and as people,” he added.


England U19 squad: Rehan Ahmed, Tom Aspinwall, Sonny Baker, Nathan Barnwell, George Bell, Jacob Bethell, Josh Boyden, James Coles, Alex Horton, Will Luxton, Tom Prest (c), James Rew, James Gross sales, Fateh Singh, George Thomas.

Reserves:Josh Baker, Ben Cliff.

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