Jamal Richards picked for FCC Select XI match


A 13-man squad has been selected for the First-Class County Select XI’s three-day match against West Indies at Beckenham starting on Wednesday 3 July.

Jamal Richards features in the squad which is made up of upcoming players from across 11 first-class counties and provides an opportunity to test themselves against international opposition.

This season’s loanee, Harry Duke is also among the names included.

ECB Men’s Performance Director, Ed Barney, said: “We’re delighted to have selected a high-potential group that we know will thrive against the West Indies. It is a brilliant opportunity for some of the most talented players to show their strengths as future stars of the game. We are looking forward to seeing them develop, perform and enjoy the occasion.”

FCC Select XI squad: Farhan Ahmed (Nottinghamshire), Sonny Baker (Somerset), Harry Duke (Yorkshire), Bertie Foreman (Sussex), Ben Geddes (Surrey), Josh Hull (Leicestershire), Eddie Jack (Hampshire), Will Luxton (Yorkshire), Ben McKinney (Durham), Jamal Richards (Essex), Hamza Shaikh (Warwickshire), Harry Singh (Lancashire), John Turner (Hampshire).