LONDON: Spinner Dom Bess used to be named in England’s 13-man squad for the primary check in opposition to West Indies and there used to be no position for Moeen Ali amongst 9 reserves, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) mentioned on Saturday.
All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England within the tournament, which is able to start on the Ageas Bowl Southampton on Wednesday in a bio-secure atmosphere amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moeen introduced in September he used to be taking a smash from check cricket after dropping out on a central contract for the longest layout however he used to be incorporated in a 30-man coaching team.
But the ECB opted to move with off-spinner Bess, who grabbed his first five-wicket check haul in opposition to South Africa in January.
Fellow spinner Jack Leach is without doubt one of the reserves for the outlet sport of the three-match sequence. All-rounder Sam Curran, who used to be cleared to renew coaching after checking out detrimental for COVID-19, used to be additionally put on stand-by.
Regular skipper Joe Root will omit the primary check to be on the start of his 2d kid.
The 2d and 3rd exams shall be performed in Manchester.
England squad: Ben Stokes (captain), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Reserves: James Bracey, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, Olly Stone.
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