Essex duo in England Under-19 squad

ESSEX duo Ben Foakes and Kishen Velani are in the England Under-19 squad but Reece Topley has not been included for next month’s tour of Bangladesh.

Kent all-rounder Adam Ball will captain the 15-man tour party which includes eight players who featured in this summer’s One-Day series against South Africa.

England are due to depart the UK on January 12 for a seven-match series of U19 One-Day Internationals against their hosts with the first encounter due to take place in Chittagong on January 20.

England Under 19 squad: Adam Ball (Kent, capt), Muhammad Abid (Lancashire), Shozair Ali (Warwickshire), Daniel Bell Drummond (Kent), Ben Foakes (Essex), Gavin Griffiths (Lancashire), Brett Hutton (Nottinghamshire), Aneesh Kapil (Worcestershire), Sam Kelsall (Nottinghamshire), Jack Leaning (Yorkshire), Craig Overton (Somerset), Jamie Overton (Somerset), Rammy Singh (Durham), Kishen Velani (Essex), Sam Wood (Nottinghamshire).

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