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Roy Awarded White Ball Central Contract

BRISTOL, ENGLAND - MAY 05:  Jason Roy of England plays to the legside during the Royal London One Day International match between England and Ireland at The Brightside Ground on May 5, 2017 in Bristol, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Published: 6th October, 2017

Surrey batsman Jason Roy has been awarded an England white ball central contract for the 2018 season.

Roy, who was awarded one of the first white ball central contracts in 2016, is one of 14 players to receive the contracts specifically for white ball cricket, with a further eight players awarded ‘Test Match’ central contracts.

Roy has had a mixed year in international cricket, being dropped from his spot at the top of the England order during the ICC Champions Trophy, but showed fine form towards the end of the year when he received another opportunity, capitalising with scores of 84 and 96 in the final two One Day Internationals against the West Indies.

England Director of Cricket, Andrew Strauss, said: “I would like to congratulate all of those who have received England contracts for 2017/18, ahead of a busy year of International cricket.”

Test Match                             ODI / T20                    Incremental

Moeen Ali                               Moeen Ali                   Toby Roland-Jones

James Anderson                   Jake Ball

Jonny Bairstow                     Jonny Bairstow

Stuart Broad                          Jos Buttler

Alastair Cook                        Alex Hales

Joe Root                                Eoin Morgan

Ben Stokes                            Liam Plunkett

Chris Woakes                       Joe Root

Adil Rashid

Jason Roy

Ben Stokes

David Willey

Chris Woakes

Mark Wood

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