Jason Roy Added in England Squad for T20 International Against India

Updated: 31 August 2014 17:51 IST

Jason Roy, the top-scorer in the Natwest t20 Blast was named in England's 14-member squad. The one-off T20 international between India and England will be played at Edgbaston on September 7.

Jason Roy Added in England Squad for T20 International Against India
A file photo of England pacer Tim Bresnan.

London:
A file photo of England pacer Tim Bresnan.

The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the one-off T20 International against India at Edgbaston on September 7. (Also read: Cook wants more from England batsmen)

The 14-member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show in the Natwest T20 championship, where he blasted 58 off 25 balls against Warwickshire in the semi-finals. (Also read: Kohli, Stokes involved in verbal spat)

James Taylor, who has played a couple of Tests and ODIs was also included in the wake of some good performances in the then county circuit.

Bresnan, last played for England against Netherlands in a World T20 match at Chittagong and will be making a comeback after five months. He has had some good performances in List A matches for Yorkshire.

Ravi Bopara, who was dropped from the ODI side also makes a return in the shortest format.

England T20 Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Ravi Bopara, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (wk), James Taylor, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Tim Bresnan, James Tredwell, Steven Finn, Harry Gurney.

Topics : India in England, 2014 Tim Bresnan India England Cricket
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