This year’s ICC Championship Tournament will be held in England at three different venues. Being the host, its team will be sure to not disappoint. Below are a few of the current top England players:
Born in the month of June 1991 in Canterbury, New Zealand, Ben followed in the steps of his father Gerald Stokes a famous rugby player to become a sportsman in his own right. At 18 he was signed to Durham for two years and continued to shine with both ball and bat as his career grew and he got selected to join England national team.
As a right- arm bowler and left hand bat, he is on his way to joining the world’s best all-rounders.
He has represented Ireland and England at the International level having made an early debut at 16 years of age. He is a middle order batsman and England captain for ODI and Twenty 20 international tournaments. Famous for the reverse sweep shot that developed as he played hurling as a teenager, he has gone on to score an ODI hundred for both nations and will be remembered in history.
With such an amazing score card, he just might outwit his predecessors as captain.
The 26-year-old was born in Sheffield; Yorkshire and is an elder brother to Billy Root who is also a cricket player. He made his debut in the Yorkshire second team in 2007 where he was named tournament player when they played in Abu Dhabi and won the ProARCH trophy. This was followed by his debut in Yorkshire’s first team which saw him sign a professional contract with them for three years. Later he joined the under 19 team to play in the cricket world cup.
His career as a batsman has seen him ranked as 3rd best in Test Cricket by the ICC.
He was born in Birmingham in the year 1989 where he started playing cricket at the tender age of seven. His indisputable success at Warwickshire got him selected to the England Lions squad. He is a right-arm fast medium based bowler as well as a right-handed batsman. Abilities that have seen him achieve international recognition as an all-rounder.
He has played for Wellington, Sydney Thunder as well as Kolkata Knight Riders over the years.
Jason was born in the month of July 1990 in South Africa but moved to England and joined the Surrey Academy where started playing at an early age. He first represented Surrey in the under 11 to under 19 teams and later went on to be established as a first team player.
This early exposure contributed immensely in shaping his prowess leading to his call to represent England at the national level. Jason Roy is a right- handed upper order batsman with a bright career ahead.