England name provisional 30-man squad for ICC World Twenty20
19 July 2012
England have named the following provisional 30-man squad, which includes Middlesex's Steven Finn & Eoin Morgan, for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, to be staged in Sri Lanka in September.
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire) (Capt) James Anderson (Lancashire) Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire) Gareth Batty (Surrey) Ian Bell (Warwickshire) Ravi Bopara (Essex) Scott Borthwick (Durham) Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire) Danny Briggs (Hampshire) Jos Buttler (Somerset) Alastair Cook (Essex) Steven Croft (Lancashire) Steven Davies (Surrey) Jade Dernbach (Surrey) Steven Finn (Middlesex) Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire) Craig Kieswetter (Somerset) Michael Lumb (Nottinghamshire) Stuart Meaker (Surrey) Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Graham Onions (Durham) Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire) Matt Prior (Sussex) Joe Root (Yorkshire) Ben Stokes (Durham) Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire) James Taylor (Nottinghamshire) James Tredwell (Kent) Chris Woakes (Warwickshire) Luke Wright (Sussex)
England are current holders of the ICC World Twenty20 title and will face Afghanistan and India in the group stages beginning on Friday 21 September against Afghanistan in Colombo. The squad will be halved to a final 15 players next month.