James Vince included in England ODI squad for series decider vs India

first_imgEngland have included James Vince in their squad for the third and final one day international against India.The three-match ODI series is currently tied at 1-1 and the winners-take-all contest will be played at Leeds on Tuesday. While India wn the first ODI, England bounced back to level the series at Lord’s on Saturday.Batsman Dawid Malan and all-rounder Sam Curran were released from the squad to allow them to join the England Lions side to face India A in a four-day match.England are already missing the services of Alex Hales, who has been out of action since the T20I series. Hales, who was not part the first two one-dayers, has been ruled out of the final game as well.However, his absence didn’t hurt England much in the second ODI as Joe Root found his rhythm back to score a classical century. Eland won the match by 86 runs to stay alive in the series.England have not lost a bilateral ODI series at home since 2015 while India have won their nine previous bilateral series.After the ODI series, both Enland and India play a five-Test series starting at Birmingham from August 1. Virat Kohli’s team had won the Twenty20 International series 2-1.last_img read more