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Bell back for NatWest Series

NatWest International T20

The England selectors today named a 14-man squad for England's three-match NatWest ODI Series against West Indies, beginning on Saturday 16 June at the Ageas Bowl. A 13-man squad for the NatWest International T20 at Trent Bridge on Sunday 24 June has also been named.

Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell is the only player included in the NatWest Series squad who was not involved in England's most recent 4-0 series win against Pakistan in February.

National selector Geoff Miller said: "We are anticipating a very competitive NatWest Series against West Indies and are looking to continue to build on the progress we made in limited-overs cricket earlier this year against Pakistan.

“Kevin Pietersen's recent decision to retire from one-day cricket means we now start looking at other options available to us as we prepare to defend our ICC World Twenty20 title and look towards next year's ICC Champions Trophy and the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup."

Ian Bell

Ian Bell, who missed the one-day rubber versus Pakistan, is part of a 14-man squad for the NatWest ODI Series with West Indies

England NatWest Series squad:

Alastair Cook (Essex, captain)
James Anderson (Lancashire)
Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire)
Ian Bell (Warwickshire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)
Jade Dernbach (Surrey)
Steven Finn (Middlesex)
Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)
Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire)
Jonathan Trott (Warwickshire)

England NatWest Int T20 squad:

Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire, captain)
Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire)
Danny Briggs (Hampshire)
Jos Buttler (Somerset)
Jade Dernbach (Surrey)
Steven Finn (Middlesex)
Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire)
Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Samit Patel (Nottinghamshire)
Graeme Swann (Nottinghamshire)

NatWest Series: England vs West Indies

Saturday 16 June - Ageas Bowl, 10:45am
Tuesday 19 June - Kia Oval, 10:45am
Friday 22 June - Headingley Carnegie, 10:45am

NatWest International T20: England vs West Indies

Sunday 24 June - Trent Bridge, 2:30pm

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