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Stokes, Archer named for SA T20Is; rested for ODIs


Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran have been rested for the Cricket World Cup Super League ODIs against South Africa but will represent England in the T20Is.   

Stokes, Archer named for SA T20Is; rested for ODIs

England have announced the T20I and ODI squads to take on South Africa from November 27 to December 9.

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Reece Topley has been named in both squads. He returned to the team during the ODI series against Ireland this year. Meanwhile Olly Stone, Liam Livingstone and Lewis Gregory are included for ODIs only.

Stokes, Archer and Sam Curran will leave the squad after the T20I series ends on December 1. Archer and Sam have been in bio-bubble since the start of the English summer. Stokes joined his IPL team Rajasthan Royals in mid-way of the tournament from New Zealand.

Joe Root has been left out of T20Is again. World no.1 T20I batsman Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan will play only the T20Is. Tom Banton, Tom Helm and Jake Ball are named reserved players for full tour. 

England squad will leave for South Africa on  November 16 and will stay in a bio-secure hotel in Cape Town. The visitors will play three tour games before the series begins. All the matches will be played in Cape Town and nearby Paarl.

T20I squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

ODI Squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood

Reserves: Tom Banton, Tom Helm, Jake Ball

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