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Joe Root is replaced by 19 year old Sam Curran in England's T20 squad

by Sahir Usman Nov 30, -0001 • 00:00 AM

Jan.24 (CRICKETNMORE) - 19 year old all-rounder from Surrey, Sam Curran is called in England's Twenty20 squad for the next month's Trans-Tasman Series. Sam is the younger brother of Tom Curran who is playing in all three formats for England. 

Sam has been drafted after the decision to rest Joe Root, who has withdrawn following a gruelling winter schedule.

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Sam has played a total of 43 matches in the sprint format, taking 40 wickets and scoring 449 runs at a strike-rate of 118.15.