LEEDS (AFP) – Chris Woakes stated England’s gamers confronted a frightened wait as the countdown to the announcement of the world Cup squad entered its final phase.

tournament hosts England unveil their squad for the one-day global showpiece on Tuesday.

England have yet to win a guys’s world Cup but they head into this year’s version as the range-one ranked side in ODI cricket.


tempo-bowling all-rounder Woakes settled what no doubt there was round his location with a 5-wicket haul as England beat Pakistan via fifty four runs at Headingley on Sunday to finish a four-zero collection win.

but David Willey, regardless of the range he offers as a left-arm brief, has visible his area threatened with the aid of the emergence of newly-certified Barbados-born fast bowler Jofra Archer.

And back-up spinner and reserve batsman Joe Denly, can also be reduce from the 17-guy squad deployed against Pakistan whilst it come to England’s very last 15 for the world Cup, in particular with Liam Dawson ready within the wings as an opportunity gradual-bowling alternative.

"everybody could be searching at their telephones," said Woakes following his Headingley haul of 5 for fifty four.

"all of us may be cautious of that phone call. Even in case you sense such as you’ve were given a very good danger to being inside the squad, till you listen it from selectors’ mouths, it’s now not pretty set in stone," he brought.

"As a player you’re nonetheless probable a little bit on side, particularly with this sixteen and 17 players because every body has achieved at some point over the series.

"within the final couple of years human beings have put in strong performances. It’s a elaborate selection for selectors and that i’m satisfied I’m now not having to make that decision, but it has to be carried out I think.

"It’s clearly driven us forward in this collection."

in the meantime, England one-day captain Eoin Morgan, who made 76 in a total of 351 for nine on Sunday, insisted he had yet to be told who become inside the global Cup squad by means of selection leader Ed Smith.

"No, I don’t know the 15," said Morgan.

"each such a men have to be happy with what we’ve done thus far, the continuous development of performances all through makes the selection meeting extremely hard," the Dubliner brought.

"but every single member of the 17-guy squad right here will play a few role (at the world Cup), because of the character of injuries and illness and get in touch with-ups."