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Surrey’s Nathan Barnwell has been named in the England U19s squad to tour Sri Lanka in November & December.

The 18-year-old pace bowler and lower order batter, who signed a rookie contract with Surrey last month, will take part in his second series with the U19s after playing four times in the West Indies tour of England in September.

The tour is part of England’s preparation ahead of the ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean starting in January.

The England Team will arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday 22 November 2021 and play five ODIs at the Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground, Colombo starting on Tuesday 30 November. All matches and practice sessions will be conducted in a bio-secure environment.

The selection panel, headed up by Young Lions Head Coach Richard Dawson, have selected a 19-strong squad for the tour.

Young Lions Squad

Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire)
Tom Aspinwall (Lancashire)
Josh Baker (Worcestershire)
Sonny Baker (Somerset)
Nathan Barnwell (Surrey)
George Bell (Lancashire)
Jacob Bethell (Warwickshire)
Josh Boyden (Lancashire)
Ben Cliff (Yorkshire)
James Coles (Sussex)
Harry Crawshaw (Durham)
Alex Horton (Glamorgan)
Dan Ibrahim (Sussex)
Will Luxton (Yorkshire)
Tom Prest (Hampshire)
James Rew (Somerset)
James Sales (Northamptonshire)
Fateh Singh (Nottinghamshire)
George Thomas (Somerset)

TOUR SCHEDULE

1st ODI – Sri Lanka v England, Tuesday 30 November 2021, SSC Ground, Colombo
2nd ODI – Sri Lanka v England, Friday 3 December 2021, SSC Ground, Colombo
3rd ODI – Sri Lanka v England, Sunday 5 December 2021, SSC Ground, Colombo
4th ODI – Sri Lanka v England, Wednesday 8 December 2021, SSC Ground, Colombo
5th ODI – Sri Lanka v England, Friday 10 December 2021, SSC Ground, Colombo