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Craig Kieswetter

Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has been handed a recall to England's limited-overs sides after impressing for Somerset this season

The England selectors today named a 14-man NatWest Series squad and a 13-man NatWest International Twenty20 squad to be led by respective England captains Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad.

Nottinghamshire's Samit Patel and Somerset's Craig Kieswetter are recalled to England's limited-overs set-up, while Durham's Paul Collingwood has not been included in either squad for the forthcoming NatWest International Twenty20 fixture or the NatWest Series.

National selector Geoff Miller said: "We're hugely excited by this NatWest Series which represents a new beginning in England's limited overs cricket under the leadership of Alastair Cook.

"After the recent World Cup, which was a natural watershed, we'll be looking to play an exciting brand of limited overs cricket against one of the best one-day sides in the world in Sri Lanka.

"Paul Collingwood has been an inspirational limited overs cricketer for England over many years and we still see a role for him in this capacity based on form and fitness.

"His omission is purely down to form over a period of time and we look forward to him getting plenty of cricket under his belt for Durham as he presses to reclaim a place in the England limited overs set up.

"He has always brought a great deal to the England team and we know he'll be working as hard as ever to reach peak form and fitness with an England recall firmly in the forefront of his mind.

"Samit Patel has taken significant steps in the right direction and he has more hard work ahead in order to make further progress. Samit is one of a number of players, like Craig Kieswetter, who comes back into the limited overs set up on the back of some excellent form and plenty of hard work.

"Craig has been in exciting form for Somerset so far this year and while Matt Prior has been outstanding in the Test team we believe Craig will offer some real fire power with the bat along with his ability with the gloves.

"The Twenty20 squad will obviously be led by Stuart Broad who is extremely excited by the prospect of captaining his country in such a dynamic form of the game. Stuart has a young and powerful side at his disposal and will be looking to build a team for the next World Twenty20 tournament where England will obviously be defending world champions."

England NatWest International Twenty20 squad

Stuart Broad (captain, Nottinghamshire)
Ian Bell (Warwickshire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Jade Dernbach (Surrey)
Steven Finn (Middlesex)
Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)
Michael Lumb (Hampshire)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)
Kevin Pietersen (Surrey)
Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire)
Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)
Luke Wright (Sussex)

England NatWest Series squad

Alastair Cook (captain, Essex)
James Anderson (Lancashire)
Ian Bell (Warwickshire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)
Jade Dernbach (Surrey)
Steven Finn (Middlesex)
Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)
Kevin Pietersen (Surrey)
Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire)
Jonathan Trott (Warwickshire)
Chris Woakes (Warwickshire)

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