Ramprakash to coach England Lions in tri-series

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Former England batsman Mark Ramprakash will coach the England Lions for the One-day Tri-Series against India A and West Indies A.

The ECB announced a 13 man squad on Saturday that will be led by Nottinghamshire all-rounder Steven Mullaney.

The squad includes five players who have already represented England including the countries newest Test cap Sam Curran, who made his nod in the longest format against Pakistan last week.

 

Batsman Liam Livingstone, spinner Liam Dawson and pacemen Reece Topley and Craig Overton make up the rest of the compliment of players with international experience, while wicketkeeper Ben Foakes toured with England this winter in Australia and New Zealand.

The players will all be aware that time is running out to press for a place in England’s World Cup plans.

England Lions squad:
Nick Gubbins (Middlesex)
Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Yorkshire)
Sam Hain (Warwickshire)
Liam Livingstone (Lancashire)
Steven Mullaney (Nottinghamshire, captain)
Ben Foakes (Surrey, wk)
Liam Dawson (Hampshire)
Sam Curran (Surrey)
Craig Overton (Somerset)
Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire)
Matthew Fisher (Yorkshire)
Reece Topley (Hampshire)
Tom Helm (Middlesex)

Tri-Series fixtures
June 22: Lions v India A (3aaa County Ground, Derby)
June 23: Lions v West Indies A (3aaa County Ground, Derby)
June 25: India A v West Indies A (Fischer County Ground, Leicester)
June 26: Lions v India A (Fischer County Ground, Leicester)
June 28: Lions v West Indies A (County Ground, Northampton)
June 29: India A v West Indies A (County Ground, Northampton)
July 2: Final (Oval)

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