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England Squad: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, the most anticipated event, is to start on October 5. As we know, India will be the venue for the whole event. Prior to that, it was conducted in 2019 and held in England.

Every country’s squad has been confirmed for the event. Furthermore, there are 15 members for each team. However, it all included active players and reserved players. Thus, they all include batsmen, bowlers, and all-rounders.

The point to be noted here is that it’s a very risky decision by cricket committees for each country. Because the winning chance wholly depends on the players. Their skills to play under pressure also influence the winning chance so highly.

Moreover, a total of 10 teams would participate in the World Cup in 2023. However, the teams included Pakistan, India, England, New Zealand, Australia, Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and South Africa.

The first match of the 2023 World Cup will be played on October 5. Meanwhile, it would be between England and New Zealand. The squad for England is explained here in detail.

Team England Selected Players

Jos Buttler would be the captain of England. Additionally, Moeen Ali, Gus Atkison, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, and Chris Woakes

England Squad for ICC World Cup 2023
England Squad for ICC World Cup 2023

Top-ranked players in England

It is to be noted that England’s top batter, Dawid Malan, is ranked 14th in the ICC top batsmen ranking. Furthermore, their top bowler, Chris Woakes, is number 12 in the ICC ranking. In addition, Chris Woakes, the top all-rounder from England, is at number 11 in the ICC ranking list for all-rounders.

Moreover, it would not be surprising that Woakes claimed 16 wickets in the previous World Cup. However, Skipper Jos Buttler is on number 17 in the ICC ranking list.

Jos Buttler, the Skipper of England

Jos Buttler is a skilled wicket keeper and batsman of team England. So he is renowned for slicing apart bowling lineups. Yet he originally began his cricket career. Thus, he competed for Somerset’s young teams at the Under-13, Under-15, and Under-17 levels.

Moreover, his first-class debut was in 2009 and 2010. Hence, he was named the Young Wisden School Cricketer of the Year. Additionally, he was a member of the T20 team in 2011. Meanwhile, in the series of ODIs against Sri Lanka, he scored his first ODI century in just 61 balls. Then he took part in England’s 2013 Champions Trophy campaign. Consequently, he opened the tournament with an 85.

Although Buttler had a modest World Cup in 2015, he became a crucial component of England’s one-day strategy. Furthermore, he made his first ODI century on 61 balls against Sri Lanka.

Besides, he was crucial to England’s series triumph over Australia in ODI 2018. Similarly, he was critical of England’s World Cup victory in 2019.

Jos Buttler, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests572907182
ODIs16948232511
T20’s1092766201
FC12258888337
List A24069894113
T20s38710577756
Career Stats of Jos Buttler

Moeen Ali

The talented off-spin bowler Moeen Ali is of vital importance for the England team. Although he had faced a lot of criticism for occasionally playing, Yet in 2021, he overcame that to rank as England’s third-most productive spinner of all time. Furthermore, he had frequently participated in the IPL. Moreover, he had won the ODI ICC World Cup.

It is to be noted that his fast scoring and versatility encouraged him to concentrate just on white-ball cricket.

It is to be noted that he has proven his batting while doing four centuries in 2016. Additionally, he made an undefeated hundred in the second test of his career. Additionally, he scored a hat-trick in a Test match against South Africa in 2017.

Moreover, he was a vital player in England’s triumph against Sri Lanka and in the Ashes in 2015. Furthermore, his leadership abilities are also up to the mark. He led the Birmingham Phoenix into the semifinals. However, to his captivity, Worcestershire won the first T20 championship.

Moeen Ali, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests683094155
ODIs132226063
T20’s78110970
FC202115147020
List A24955552111
T20s2975972302
Career Stats of Moeen Ali

Gus Atkison

Angus Alexander Patrick Atkinson, a right-arm fast medium bowler, started his career in 2022. Actually, he was recruited by the Desert Vipers for the inaugural ILT20 in 2023. Despite the fact that he played only four country championships and six vitality blast matches, Moreover, his smooth run-up and pace made him notable in the series. While his economy rate was only 9.91 and he had appeared only 10 times,

Furthermore, he secured a professional contract in 2017. He played for Surrey’s second team before graduating to the 1st XI in 2020. Thus, despite having limited time for play, he managed to grab 13 wickets. Eventually, he grew his reputation in white-ball cricket. 

Gus Atkinson, England squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRunsWickets
ODIs3102941
T20’s241516
FC142035119945
List A51982076
T20s45820118462
Career Stats of Gus Atkinson

Jonny Bairstow

Jonathan Marc Bairstow is the wicketkeeper for England. The player is a right-hand batsman and a right-arm medium bowler. However, he is 27th on the ICC ODI Ranking. Moreover, he is the son of former wicket keeper David Bairstow.

He is a brilliant player who made an important contribution to England’s middle order. He was also born in Yorkshire. As a result, he debuted in 2009. He thereby earned a spot in the starting XI. He scored a century against Nottinghamshire in his inaugural season of international cricket. Together with Ryan Sidebottom, they shared the ninth wicket.

Furthermore, Bairstow was anticipated to develop into a specialized batsman. However, his ODI debut performance supports this theory. He did, however, participate in all five of England’s T20I matches in 2015. He also had a 9.50 average while playing. However, after being abandoned in Ashes, his condition declined. Then, during the ashes, he went back to the test.

Still, his increased influence in ODIs propelled the squad to the Champions Trophy semifinal. He was, however, adversely affected by selection whimsies and lost out in tests. In 2021, his comeback was only partially successful.

Jonny Bairstow, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests9558042612
ODIs9836531511
T20’s701512100
FC210135356830
List A16655752514
T20s1894573273
Career Stats of Jonny Bairstow

Harry Brook

Harry Cherrington Brook is an English batter. The player is a right-hand batter as well as a right-arm medium blitzer. Moreover, Harry Brook, the young cricketer, had shown impressive form across various formats. He performed astonishingly in various formats, including tests.

However, he made his debut against South Africa in 2022. Meanwhile, he scored 809 runs in nine innings with Ben Stokes’ team. He was a T20 World Cup winner. Moreover, Sunrisers Hyderabad acquired him for 13.25 crore at the IPL.

Moreover, he was particularly strong against seamers. Yet he became so innovative in death.

Harry Brook, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests12118174
ODIs612310
T20’s2449420
FC6842482411
List A2146621
T20s1222982113
Career Stats of Harry Brook

Sam Curran

Samuel Matthew Curran, an English all-rounder, is a left-hand batter as well as a left-arm medium fast bowler. Curran is a 19-year-old player who made his test debut against Pakistan in June 2018.

Moreover, he received the first Man of the Match award and rose to fame as a cricketer with X-Factor.

Furthermore, he was the most expensive purchase at the IPL auction. While five other teams were outbid for his services, Consequently, he is now a rare left-handed player in English red-ball bowling. Moreover, he reached three figures as an English red ball bowler. Due to 126 accidents in Kent in June 2022,

Subsequently, he has become the special cricketer in the making since he has demonstrated his capacity to swing his left arm. Also, his determination at the crease proved him best.

Sam Curran, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests2481530
ODIs2638310
T20’s4118500
FC803250231
List A7596320
T20s1992624140
Career Stats of Sam Curran

Liam Livingstone

Liam Stephen Livingstone is the English Batting Allrounder. Furthermore, he is the dominant batsman with the highest potential to play in every format. Moreover, after a successful tour to Sri Lanka, he started the season as the “belligerent face of England’s next generation”.

Furthermore, he was demoted after he broke his thumb in 2018. He thus scored the fastest English T20I hundred in history. While he made his T20I debut in early 2021, He had demonstrated versatility and stunning qualities as both a leg spinner and an off spinner.

Liam Livingstone, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests11600
ODIs1643630
T20’s3346101
FC633085157
List A711988131
T20s2385710312
Career Stats of Liam Livingstone

Dawid Malan

Dawid Johannes Malan is the top-order English batter. He is the left-handed batsman. He ranked 14th in the ICC ODI batsman ranking. However, he made his debut in the T20I in Cardiff in 2017. Yet in the 2017-18 Ash series, he made his test debut. While he scored his first century. Moreover, Malan was benched for the Test team in 2018. Thus, he made a comeback in 2019. Due to his performance, England won the T20i championship. Additionally, he had topped the hundreds’ run scoring ranking in 2022.

David Malan, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50‘s100’s
Tests22891
ODIs21255
T20’s621161
FC2121406830
List A169663015
T20s31652565
Career Stats of David Malan

Adil Rashid

Adil Rashid is an Asian-born cricketer who was born in Yorkshire. So he rose to prominence as England’s top white-ball spinner in 2015. Yet he played a significant role in the World Cup’s victory. Over the following six years, he grabbed over 200 white-ball wickets. Thus, he showcased his googlyness and versatility. Now he is on 39th rank in ICC ODI ranking. 

Rashid, however, made his debut in 2009 at the World Twenty20. Moreover, prior to that, he was a member of a team that advanced to both the 2016 World 20-20 final and the 2017 Champions Trophy semi-final. Although he faced shoulder problems, Yet he claimed the T20 World Cup victory in 2022.

Adil Rashid, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRunsWickets
Tests193816239060
ODIs12663115964184
T20’s992072257498
FC1752990117949512
List A2441142810457330
T20s27556927114307
Career Stats of Adil Rashid

Joe Root

Joe Root, a 23-year-old English batter, was appointed captain soon after the resignation of Alastair Cook. Moreover, he falls to 37th in the ICC ODI ranking. Thus, his ranking was his downfall. Furthermore, he was significant in limited-overs cricket. In addition, he used a methodical strategy that depended on accuracy and persistence.

However, Root had a strong Test debut in 2012. Further, he scored his first Ashes century in 2013. Yet his performance suffered during the Australian tour in 2013–14. Nonetheless, in 2014, he also led Yorkshire to the Championship victory.

Joe Root, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50’s100’s
Tests135114166030
ODIs16262463616
T20’s3289350
FC203160297942
List A20175304517
T20s972235140
Career Stats of Joe Root

Ben Stokes

Benjamin Andrew Stokes, the exceptional batter, had a big effect on England’s cricket history. However, following two setbacks in the previous Final, he earned his spot in the team with an undefeated 84 in the 2019 World Cup final. Moreover, Stokes’ successful comeback to the squad was the result of his extraordinary character. His enormous skill brought him to the mind of Ian Botham.

It is to be noted that Stokes was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. Thus, he played his first ODI match in Dublin against Ireland. Moreover, he was given the vice captaincy after being promoted. Furthermore, in 2016, in Dhaka, he reached his first ODI century.

Ben Stokes, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesRuns50’s100’s
Tests9761173013
ODIs1083159224
T20’s4358510
FC177101945022
List A1795060298
T20s1593023102
Career Stats of Ben Stokes

Reece Topley

Reece James William Topley is the left-arm seamer with a fearsome yoker. Unfortunately, he had a number of stress fractures before turning 25. He couldn’t tell if he would be able to play again, leaving him in a state of uncertainty. Additionally, he plays a crucial role in England’s white-ball strategies. 

However, in 2022, he improved to international level in both white ball codes. He is on 47th number in ICC ODI Ranking.Furthermore, on the eve of the T20 World Cup, he twisted his left ankle.

 The ligaments tore as a result. Additionally, he had his fifth stress fracture in September and was discharged. At the end of the season, Surrey, Surrey’s fourth county, signed him. As a result, he was given a spot on the team.

Reece Topley, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRunsWickets
ODIs261172101938
T20’s2246964922
FC4679324382163
List A7132672975115
T20s14830124126192
Career Stats of Reece Topley

David Willey

David Jonathan Willey, a competitive limited-overs cricketer, gained international caps in 2015. Moreover, he was a regular member of England’s ODI squads. Thus, he started his first-class career in 2009 with Northamptonshire. Then he developed his bowling skills in 2012.

Furthermore, Willey played in the 2015 Blast. Thus helped Yorkshire to Finals Day in 2016. He ultimately won the Big Bash title with the Perth Scorchers. In addition to the IPL deal with the Chennai Super Kings.

David Willey, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRunsWickets
ODIs672924271689
T20’s43865118051
FC77107455895198
List A15057155358177
T20s27046876163270
Career Stats of David Willey

Mark Wood

Mark Andrew Wood is the bowler for England. The player is a right-handed batter and a right-arm fast bowler. In addition, Wood, a 6-foot bowler, throws a ball that is whippier and skidder. He debuted in a test in 2015. He experienced a pivotal summer in Durham. But in 2016, he made a return. Moreover he is on 48th rank in ICC ODI ranking.

Despite several ailments, including an ankle problem, he managed to bowl at a fast speed. Furthermore, he still bowled up to 95 mph during his final test of the Caribbean tour in 2019. Moreover, he was selected for the ODI team prior to the World Cup. Thus, he contributed significantly to England’s triumph.

Mark Wood, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRunsWickets
Tests3156193063104
ODIs592975269071
T20’s2859783145
FC72117376386240
List A9343543830117
T20s531113150876
Career Stats of Mark Wood

Chris Woakes

Christopher Roger Woakes is the English Allrounder. He came back to the Test squad after Ben Stokes’ knee injury. He is on 12th rank on ICC ODI ranking. Furthermore, he had a stellar summer, including 9 for 36 against Durham. Moreover, he completed a five-wicket haul in each innings in a test at a venue. Thus, he became undefeated 95 against Pakistan. Both are the cherry on top of his career.

As a consequence of his achievements, he was named one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year. Moreover, Woakes made his first-class debut for Warwickshire in 2006. Additionally, he went on to have a well-regarded career at the national level. Thus, in 2011, he participated in a T20 match in Adelaide. Then he went on to take 6 for 45 in Brisbane. Furthermore, in 2014, he was brought back, and then he played three straight tests against India.

Chris Woakes, England Squad

Career Stats

FormatMatchesBallsRuns MadeWickets Taken50’s100’s
Tests488569175414961
ODIs1145407139316350
T20’s295431402700
FC1672851164225732510
List A1968675213424160
T20s147288796115820
Career Stats of Chris Woakes

ICC World CUp 2023 is to be started on 5th october. England Squad will play their first match on 5th under the captainship of Buttler.

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