Sam Billings Added To England Squad In Place Of Ben Stokes
Sam Billings has been added to the England squad as a replacement of Ben Stokes, for the fourth ODI of the series against Windies. Stokes, along with Alex Hales, was dropped from the side after he had a brawl at a nightclub in Bristol. Hales was in the city to help out his teammate, which resulted in him also missing the game.
(Read Here: England Ashes squad 2017/18)
Skipper Eoin Morgan has confirmed the inclusion of Jason Roy in playing XI for the fourth ODI, but Billings might not have the same luck. He will be there with the team but might not feature in the playing XI.
Billings has played a total of 11 ODIs and 13 T20Is for England, with his last ODI appearance coming against Ireland in May, when he cut short in his IPL stint with Delhi Daredevils.
The fourth ODI of the series will be played on September 27 at Kennington Oval in London. England is currently leading the series by a margin of 2-0, with one of the games being washed out.
Meanwhile, ECB has announced their squad for Ashes 2017/18. Garry Ballance and James Vince have been recalled to the side whereas Ben Stokes has also been retained as the vice-captain for the tour. The Ashe series will be played in Australia, starting on November 23.
(Read Here: Kevin Pietersen comment on Ben Stokes)
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