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England names provisional squad for ICC Champions Trophy

Squad includes four uncapped players in Gary Ballance, Varun Chopra, James Harris and Chris Wright

England names provisional squad for ICC Champions Trophy - Cricket News
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The England selectors today named a provisional 30-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy to be played in England and Wales in June.

The squad, which includes four uncapped players, Gary Ballance, Varun Chopra, James Harris and Chris Wright, will be reduced to 15 by May 5th.

This is a balanced squad which will provide the selectors with strong options in all areas

Geoff Miller
National Selector Geoff Miller said: "This is a balanced squad which will provide the selectors with strong options in all areas and reflects players' performances for both the senior England teams and the England Lions and EPP squads over the winter period.

"With this country hosting the tournament for the first time since 2004, there will be every incentive for England to perform well and we anticipate intense competition for places in our final squad which will be named early next month."

England's ICC Champions Trophy provisional 30-man squad:
1. Alastair Cook (captain), Essex
2. James Anderson, Lancashire
3. Gary Ballance, Yorkshire
4. Jonny Bairstow, Yorkshire
5. Ian Bell, Warwickshire
6. Ravi Bopara, Essex
7. Tim Bresnan, Yorkshire
8. Danny Briggs, Hampshire
9. Stuart Broad, Nottinghamshire
10. Jos Buttler, Somerset
11. Varun Chopra, Warwickshire
12. Rikki Clarke, Warwickshire
13. Jade Dernbach, Surrey
14. Steven Finn, Middlesex
15. Alex Hales, Nottinghamshire
16. James Harris, Middlesex
17. Craig Kieswetter, Somerset
18. Stuart Meaker, Surrey
19. Eoin Morgan, Middlesex
20. Graham Onions, Durham
21. Samit Patel, Nottinghamshire
22. Kevin Pietersen, Surrey
23. Joe Root, Yorkshire
24. Graeme Swann, Nottinghamshire
25. James Taylor, Nottinghamshire
26. James Tredwell, Kent
27. Jonathan Trott, Warwickshire
28. Chris Wright, Warwickshire
29. Luke Wright, Sussex
30. Chris Woakes, Warwickshire

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