Name ICC Trophy Squad
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today announced their squad for the ICC Champions Trophy to be held
in Sri Lanka in September.
Yorkshire all-rounder Craig White is recalled to the 14-man One-Day
squad following his successful return to the Test side at Lords
against India last week.
Kirtley, Graham Thorpe, who recently retired from One-Day International
cricket, and Alex Tudor are the players omitted from the One-Day
squad which contested the NatWest Series earlier in the summer.
have been paired in the same group (Pool 2) as India and Zimbabwe
in the competition. Their opening match is against Zimbabwe on September
18th with the India clash scheduled four days later.
winners of Pool 2 will face either Kenya, South Africa or West Indies
in the semi-final. The final is scheduled for Sunday, September
29th in Colombo.
on the selection, Chairman of Selectors, David Graveney said: We
do currently have injury concerns with Caddick, Gough and Trescothick
and we will continue to monitor their situation in the run-up to
this stage, we expect them to be fit and there is no question of
us sending an under-strength team to compete in this tournament
as we regard it as an important part of our preparation for the
this group of players should not be read as the World
Cup squad. We will see how we perform in Sri Lanka and then make
a final decision on our World Cup squad after the first batch of
One-Day Internationals in Australia in December.
the selectors are aware that there are key areas that we still need
to improve on in One-Day cricket if we are to compete effectively
against the best teams - particularly in our fielding and in our
ODI Squad - ICC Champions Trophy 2002
Nasser Hussain (Captain) Essex 28.3.68
2. Paul Collingwood Durham 26.5.76
3. Andrew Caddick Somerset 21.11.68
4. Andrew Flintoff Lancashire 6.12.77
5. Ashley Giles Warwickshire 19.3.73
6. Darren Gough Yorkshire 18.9.70
7. Matthew Hoggard Yorkshire 31.12.76
8. Ronnie Irani Essex 26.10.71
9. Nick Knight Warwickshire 28.11.69
10. Jeremy Snape Gloucestershire 27.4.73
11. Alec Stewart Surrey 8.4.63
12. Marcus Trescothick Somerset 25.12.75
13. Michael Vaughan Yorkshire 29.10.74
14. Craig White Yorkshire 16.12.6