Pramod Ananth
25 Oct 2022 | 10:33 AM

Jason Roy named for ODI series against Australia; Wood rested

James Vince and Sam Billings have returned and are in line to play their first ODI in a over year

Jason Roy who had been left out of the recent T20 World Cup 2022 squad has been named in the 15-man One-Day International (ODI) squad for the three-match series against Australia along with James Vince and Sam Billings. Ben Stokes and Mark Wood have been rested from the Jos Buttler-led squad.

Both Billings and Vince last played an ODI for England in July 2021, while Roy played against South Africa in Leeds in July this year.

Olly Stone and Chris Jordan are two other notable inclusions in the squad. Stone has not featured in the 50-over format for England since 2018. Since the, he has played three Tests and one T20I, while Jordan, who is seen has a T20 specialist last played an ODI over two years ago.

England have won three of the last four ODI series against Australia. The last time the two teams clashed, it was Australia who won the series 2-1 in 2020.

The three-match ODI series will begin from November 17, exactly four days after the T20 World Cup final at the Adelaide Oval. The rest of the series will be played in Sydney and Melbourne respectively.

England squad for Australia ODIs: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Liam Dawson, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Olly Stone, James Vince, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Luke Wood

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