Sibley, Parkinson added in England Lion’s squad for Australia tour

London [UK], October 14 (ANI): A 14-strong squad has been chosen for the England Lions tour of Australia beginning in November. The touring social gathering will depart on November 4 together with the Test specialists chosen in the Ashes squad.Selection is topic to passing Lions’ minimal health requirements, which shall be administered over the approaching weeks.Lions squad to tour Australia:Tom Abell (Somerset)Josh Bohannon (Lancashire)James Bracey (Gloucestershire)Brydon Carse (Durham)Mason Crane (Hampshire)Matthew Fisher (Yorkshire)Ben Foakes (Surrey)Alex Lees (Durham)Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire)Liam Norwell (Warwickshire)Matt Parkinson (Lancashire)Dom Sibley (Warwickshire)Jamie Smith (Surrey)Rob Yates (Warwickshire)”The squad contains 4 gamers, James Bracey, Mason Crane, Ben Foakes, and Dom Sibley, who’re capped at Test degree,” England Cricket mentioned in an official assertion.Lancashire batter Josh Bohannon, Surrey wicketkeeper Jamie Smith and the Warwickshire pair of seamer Liam Norwell and opening batter Rob Yates are new to the Lions set-up.The remainder of the squad have had Lions expertise in the previous. Durham opener Alex Lees returns to the Lions for the primary time in six years. The 28-year-old left-hander has been in wonderful type in the County Championship and shall be trying to make an impression on this tour.The Lions shall be in camp alongside the England Ashes squad and can play two intra-squad matches (1 x 3-day and 1 x 4-day matches) in Queensland. They may also tackle Australia A in a four-day match. Dates and venues are nonetheless to be confirmed. The social gathering will return residence on 16 December.Coaching appointments shall be introduced in due course. (ANI)

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