Joe Root returns for Australia ODIs but misses T20s
Published: 04:52 PM, 1 September 2020
England recalled several World Cup winners for their upcoming series against Australia but Test Captain Joe Root has again been omitted from the T20I squad.
The world champions have been fielding separate red and white ball squads for the upcoming season.
Root was the third-highest run-scorer at the 2016 T20 World Cup but has not played a T20 international for over a year.
The series will start with the first T20 at Southampton on September 4. The rest of the T20s will be played on September 6 and 8. The ODI series is scheduled to start on September 11.
T20I Squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wkt), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
ODI Squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wkt), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood