Phoenix Five

Five Phoenix family members have been named in England Men’s red-ball training group for the three test series vs. the West Indies. The Phoenix five are:

  • Joe Root
  • Ben Stokes
  • Stuart Broad
  • Jos Buttler
  • Zak Crawley

The Phoenix five will form part of a 30 player group. The group will enter a ‘behind-closed-doors” training camp at the Ageas Bowl starting 23 June.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the group will live and train at the Ageas Bowl in the lead up to the first test which starts on 8 July.

The ECB have also announced that England Men’s Assistant Coach Paul Collingwood will head the ODI team for the pencilled in three match series vs. Ireland.

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