Aus vs Eng, ODI: Jason Roy in line for ODI retirement for Australia series –

Jason Roy is set to return to England’s limited overs setup during their three-match ODI series against Australia in November.

Roy, 32, was left out of England’s T20 World Cup squad after a run of terror over the summer at home, averaging 12.66 in England’s T20Is against India and South Africa and driving in 51 runs in six innings for Oval Invincibles. in the Hundred.

But he is set to keep his place in the 50+ setup and is expected to be named in England’s ODI squad next week for the series against Australia, which takes place on the heels of the World Cup with matches on November 17, 19 and 19. 22

Roy also missed runs in England’s home ODIs this summer, scoring 121 runs at an average of 24.20 over five innings, but his troubles were tempered by the fact that the batting conditions were as tough as they have been in recent memory. He also made an unbeaten 101 against the Netherlands in June.

Jos Buttler, England’s cue ball captain, described Roy as “my first choice as a starter over 50” during the tour to Pakistan last month. “We know how brilliant he is when he’s singing,” Buttler said. “He will be a vital player for England to move forward. His talent is never going to be in doubt.”

Alex Hales, who will open batting for England at the World Cup, is not expected to feature in the ODI squad despite his re-integration into the international setup. Earlier this week, he recommitted to a contract with the Abu Dhabi team in the Abu Dhabi T10, which starts the day after Australia’s third ODI, and is expected by franchise management to be available at all times.

Hales suggested in Pakistan that he did not expect to be involved in the 50+ setup as he had not played a List A game since May 2019. “I love T20 cricket,” he said. “It has always been my passion. Now I am 33 years old and I want to give all my energy and attention to be the best I can be in that format.”

Roy said in an Instagram post this week that he was “motivated to say the least” after missing the cut for the T20 World Cup. “Obviously heartbroken and with a variety of emotions after not being in the World Cup squad,” he wrote.

“But support the boys to lift the trophy! It’s going to be an amazing tournament. Get down to work and push myself to get back to where I want to be. Motivated to say the least. There are many opportunities ahead and I am excited for what is to come.”

England are expected to make several changes to their T20 World Cup squad for the ODI series. Four members of the World Cup squad (Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook and Mark Wood) will arrive in Abu Dhabi on November 18, the day after the first ODI, for a training camp before the test tour to Pakistan.

As a result, they will need to add middle-order batsmen to the team, with James Vince and Sam Billings in contention to return to the ODI setup, while Olly Stone and Tom Helm could be considered fast bowling cover.

The three-match ODI series is not part of the World Cup Super League and will feature fixtures at the Adelaide Oval, SCG and MCG.

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