England Announces ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Squad

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. The defending champions have made a significant change to their lineup, with Jason Roy, the opener, making way for the talented middle-order batter, Harry Brook.

The announcement was made by Chief Selector, Luke Wright, who expressed confidence in the chosen team. He stated that the committee had finalized the names after careful consideration, with Jos Buttler appointed as the team’s captain.

Wright also highlighted the strength of the current group of players, which was evident from their recent series win against New Zealand. The selection committee confirmed the names for the mega event following a 3-1 victory over New Zealand in the four-match ODI series.

The complete squad for the World Cup includes Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes, and Imad Ali Jan.

Harry Brook’s inclusion in the squad comes after his impressive performance, which led to his selection over Jason Roy. This decision underscores the ECB’s commitment to nurturing young talent and ensuring the best team composition for the World Cup.

The announcement was made on September 18, 2023, and has been met with anticipation and excitement from cricket fans worldwide. As the defending champions, England’s performance in the upcoming World Cup is eagerly awaited.

Jos Buttler (c)Moeen AliGus AtkinsonJonny BairstowHarry Brook
Sam CurranLiam LivingstoneDawid MalanAdil RashidJoe Root
Ben StokesReece TopleyDavid WilleyMark WoodChris Woakes

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