Will Jacks called up for England’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh after Tom Abell was forced to withdraw through injury, with the Surrey all-rounder lining up for a first ODI after making his Test and T20i debut against Pakistan last year
- Will Jacks took a six-wicket haul against Pakistan in their Test debut last year
- He is now lining up for an ODI debut after Tom Abell suffered an injury
- Jacks has replaced the batsman for England’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh
England have called up Will Jacks for the one-day leg of their white-ball tour of Bangladesh after Tom Abell pulled out of injury last week.
The original plan was for England to operate with a 14-man side in both the 50-over and Twenty20 series when unrestricted Somerset captain Abell withdrew due to a side strain.
However, Jacks has been summoned early from Wellington, where he was an unused member of England’s Test tour, following a reconsideration.
He was due to travel here next week, accompanied by Ben Duckett, for the three T20 internationals.
Jacks, 24, has built a reputation as one of the hardest-hitting hitters on the global circuit, crushing Southern Brave’s offense for 108 off just 48 balls in last year’s Hundred, while his developing off-spin added an additional bowling option. will offer in Asian terms.
Will Jacks has been called up for England’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh
The off-spinning all-rounder made his Test and T20i debut against Pakistan last year
Significantly, England’s ODI world title defense will take place in India later this year.
The Surrey and Oval Invincibles all-rounder has yet to win a one-day cap for England, but made two appearances in Pakistan’s 4-3 Twenty20 victory last autumn and took six wickets on his Test debut at Rawalpindi in early December.
He should be in Dhaka in time for full team training on Sunday and will be eligible for selection in the first of three ODIs on Wednesday.
That match in Mirpur starts just hours after the second Test in New Zealand ends.
He replaced Tom Abell in the Bangladesh squad after the Somerset batsman was injured