Denly, Willey pass up a great opportunity as Archer, Dawson secure spot in World Cup squad

Archer, Dawson secure spot in World Cup

Archer, Dawson secure spot in World Cup

Jofra Archer was compensated for his consistency when he was named in England’s 15-man squad for the up and coming World Cup.

Barbados-brought into the world Archer qualified for England in March and has just three ODIs added to his repertoire.

He pushed out left-arm brisk David Willey, a veteran of 46 ODIs, after both pacemen highlighted in England’s 4-0 arrangement win at home to Pakistan.

“We’ve seen Jofra Archer play against Pakistan and we’ve seen the aptitudes he has,” Smith disclosed to Sky Sports News.

“It’s really clear. He’s an extraordinary ability, that is obvious to us all. He has pace, skip, aptitude.”

There was no spot additionally in a squad for back-up spinner and batsman Joe Denly, with Hampshire moderate left-armer Liam Dawson procuring a call-up.

Both Denly and Willey were named in England’s temporary squad, as was opener Alex Hales.

England World Cup Fixtures:

James Vince came in the squad after England ruled against choosing Hales following his boycott for recreational medication use.

Britain are solid contenders to win the World Cup out of the blue.

They currently have two warm-up matches, against Australia in Southampton on Saturday and Afghanistan at The Oval on Monday before beginning the competition against South Africa on May 30.

Britain World Cup squad

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex, capt), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jofra Archer (Sussex), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire, wkt), Tom Curran (Surrey), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), Liam Plunkett (Surrey), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Ben Stokes (Durham), James Vince (Hampshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham)

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