Craig Overton called up for ODI
Somerset all rounder Craig Overton has been called into the England One Day squad for the current series against New Zealand following an injury to Chris Jordan.
The 21 year old former Academy youngster has enjoyed a successful start to the 2015 season and enjoys a batting average of 30.40 from his seven championship innings and has taken 20 wickets at a cost of 18.05 runs each.
Craig will join up with the England squad immediately so will miss out on Somerset’s upcoming four day match against Nottinghamshire starting on Sunday.
When he heard the news Matt Maynard said: “ This is great news for Craig and Somerset cricket and thoroughly deserved and we wich him every success.”
Matt added: “Of course its disappointing that Craig will miss our match against Notts but it is testament to the quality of young players that we are producing at Somerset.”