London, Dec 23 (IANS) Pacer Steven Finn and all-rounder Ben Stokes were named in England’s 15-man squads for the One-Day and Twenty20 series against South Africa.

Both players are also in the Test squad. Finn, 26, is returning after a foot injury, while 24-year-old Stokes has recovered from a shoulder injury. The five-match One-Day series will start on February 3, with the first of three T20s on February 17.

National selector, James Whitaker, said in an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) statement: “The limited overs cricket played by this group of players in the last six months has been very encouraging but we are all aware that there is still plenty of work to do. This ODI series against South Africa will be another important opportunity for these players to keep learning and developing their skills.

“With an ICC World T20 later this winter the T20 matches will be a crucial part of our preparations. On behalf of the selectors I would like to wish Eoin and Trevor all the very best.” England’s One-Day squad”

 

Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Taylor, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes. The T20 squad: Eoin Morgan, (Captain), Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, James Vince.

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