England training squad includes 13 uncapped players but no Hales

  • Individual sessions at county venues under ECB guidance
  • No place for Liam Plunkett or Alex Hales in 55-man group

England have named a bumper 55-man training group, with a host of new and returning faces joining the core squad.

Thirteen uncapped players from the county game have been invited to resume work under English and Wales Cricket Board guidance: Dan Lawrence, James Bracey, Phil Salt, Henry Brookes, Brydon Carse, Amar Virdi, Laurie Evans, Will Jacks, Ollie Robinson, Richard Gleeson, Sam Hain, Tom Helm and Tom Kohler-Cadmore.

There are also returns for Pat Brown, Ben Duckett, Liam Livingstone, David Willey and Reece Topley but there is no place for the World Cup winner Liam Plunkett or the out of favour Alex Hales.

The expanded group will not be brought together in one place, with individual sessions at county venues the only form of training approved and they do not represent an official England squad. Format-specific squads will be named at a later date.

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