Leigh's Steven Mullaney named for trip to Malaysia and India
Wednesday 20th October 2004

Lancashire has three representatives in the 14 man England Under 19 squad to tour Malaysia and India in January-February 2005.

Worcestershire’s Steven Davies leads England Under 19s in India and Malaysia in a squad that includes Lancashire Academy players Steven Mullaney (pictured left), Tom Smith and John Simpson.

Worcestershire wicket-keeper Steven Davies was recently named in the ECB’s National Academy Squad for 2004-05 together with Glamorgan’s Adam Harrison.

Ben Harmison, the Durham all-rounder who is the younger brother of the England pace bowler Stephen Harmison, has also been included in the squad.

England Under 19s will spend nine days in Malaysia prior to the tour of India where they are scheduled to play three Test Matches and three One-Day Internationals against their hosts.

The full squad is:

Steven Davies (Worcestershire - captain/wicket keeper), Moeen Ali (Warwickshire), Joseph Denly (Kent), Mark Footitt (Nottinghamshire), Will Gifford (Worcestershire), David Griffiths (Hampshire), Ben Harmison (Durham), Adam Harrison (Glamorgan), Mark Lawson (Yorkshire), Steven Mullaney (Lancashire), Michael O'Shea (Glamorgan), John Simpson (Lancashire, wicket keeper), Tom Smith (Lancashire), Mitchell Stokes (Hampshire).

Manager: John Abrahams, Coach: Andy Pick, Physiotherapist: Nigel Kent

TOUR DATES – final itinerary to be confirmed:
Depart UK: 29th December 2004 for Malaysia (acclimatisation)
Depart Malaysia: 7th January 2005 for India
* 3 Test Matches
* 3 One Day Internationals
Depart India: 12th February 2005 for UK