ECB: England Lions press conference

From ECB Media
Please be advised that prior to their departure to New Zealand on Saturday February 14, members of the England Lions squad will be available for media interviews between 12noon and 2pm on Tuesday February 3 at
the National Cricket Performance Centre located on the Loughborough University Campus.

The England Lions Squad is as follows:

Robert Key, captain (Kent)
Gareth Batty (Worcestershire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Mark Davies (Durham)
Steven Davies (Worcestershire)
Joe Denly (Kent)
Amjad Khan (Kent)
Sajid Mahmood (Lancashire)
Stephen Moore (Worcestershire)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)
Liam Plunkett (Durham)
Jonathan Trott (Warwickshire)
Luke Wright (Sussex)

The tour itinerary is:

Feb 14: Leave UK
Feb 16: Arrive New Zealand
Feb 22-23: Tour match v NZC Emerging Players, Lincoln
Feb 25-26: Tour match v NZC Emerging Players, Lincoln

Mar 1-4: 1st Test v New Zealand A, Queenstown
Mar 7-10: 2nd Test v New Zealand A, Lincoln
Mar 13: 1st one-day game v NZ A, Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North
Mar 16: 2nd one-day game v NZ A, Fitzherbert Park, Palmerston North
Mar 19: Twenty20 v New Zealand A, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
Mar 20: Return to UK

Please note these timings will also over-lap with a scheduled training session. So, we would ask that anyone interested in interviewing specific players please contact the ECB Communications Department ahead of February 3 in order that we can make arrangements to ensure all players are available.

Should you have any questions or require further information please contact Mark Ward –
Tel: +44(0)20 7432 1254 : Mobile: +44(0)7825 453613 : Switchboard: +44 (0)20 7432 1200
Email: : Web:

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