(Photo) Sibley, Mahmood feature in England Lions squad for Australia tour

A 14-strong squad has been selected for the England Lions tour of Australia starting in November. The Lions will be in camp alongside the England Ashes squad and will play two intra-squad matches in Queensland before taking on Australia A in a four-day match. The squad will return home on 16 December, which is the first day of the second Ashes Test. Selection is subject to passing Lions minimum fitness standards, which will be administered over the coming weeks, read an ECB statement.

Full Squad

Tom Abell (Somerset)

Josh Bohannon (Lancashire)

James Bracey (Gloucestershire)

Brydon Carse (Durham)

Mason Crane (Hampshire)

Matthew Fisher (Yorkshire)

Ben Foakes (Surrey)

Alex Lees (Durham)

Saqib Mahmood (Lancashire)

Liam Norwell (Warwickshire)

Matt Parkinson (Lancashire)

Dom Sibley (Warwickshire)

Jamie Smith (Surrey)

Rob Yates (Warwickshire)