Livingstone and Parkinson named in England Lions squad
The Lancashire duo of Liam Livingstone and Matthew Parkinson have been named in a 13-man England Lions squad for the Tri-Series against India A and West Indies A from June 22 – July 2.
It means that the Lancashire pair will miss the side's Specsavers County Championship matches against Worcestershire at New Road and Hampshire at Emirates Old Trafford.
Mark Ramprakash will be Head Coach, and the Nottinghamshire all-rounder Steven Mullaney has been appointed captain.
Squad: Nick Gubbins (Middlesex), Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Yorkshire), Sam Hain (Warwickshire), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Steven Mullaney (Nottinghamshire, captain), Ben Foakes (Surrey, wk), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), Sam Curran (Surrey), Craig Overton (Somerset), Matthew Parkinson (Lancashire), Matthew Fisher (Yorkshire), Reece Topley (Hampshire), Tom Helm (Middlesex).
Tri-Series fixtures – all matches 11am start.
June 22: Lions v India A (3aaa County Ground, Derby)
June 23: Lions v West Indies A (3aaa County Ground, Derby)
June 25: India A v West Indies A (Fischer County Ground, Leicester)
June 26: Lions v India A (Fischer County Ground, Leicester)
June 28: Lions v West Indies A (County Ground, Northampton)
June 29: India A v West Indies A (County Ground, Northampton)
July 2: Final (Kia Oval)