England news November 30, 2010

Lewis Gregory to lead England U-19s

ESPNcricinfo staff

Lewis Gregory of Somerset will captain England Under-19s on their tour of Sri Lanka in January which comprises two Tests and five one-day internationals.

Gregory is one of six members of the squad who represented the U-19s in the home series against Sri Lanka lasts summer along with Adam Ball, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Matthew Dunn, Ateeq Javid and Adam Rossington.

Tim Boon, the England development programme head coach, said: "We have selected a balanced squad with a combination of players with U-19 and first-class experience as well as younger players. This tour provides an excellent opportunity for the players to test themselves in different conditions and against tough opposition and develop many of the skills needed to thrive in international cricket."

Squad Lewis Gregory (capt, Somerset) Adam Ball (Kent), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Christian Davis (Northamptonshire), Matthew Dunn (Surrey), Ben Foakes (Essex), Ateeq Javid (Warwickshire), Tymal Mills (Essex), Tom Milnes (Warwickshire), Jack Parsons (Sussex), Gurman Randhawa (Yorkshire), Adam Rossington (Middlesex), Andrew Salter (Glamorgan), Jack Sheppard (Hampshire), Rammi Singh (Durham), Shiv Thakor (Leicestershire), Sam Wood (Nottinghamshire)