The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced a 17-man Visually Impaired squad led by Matt Dean to travel to South Africa for the Blind Cricket World Cup in November, which includes four Sussex Sharks players.
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC), Jason Aughton (Somerset) and Kelvin Duncan (Sussex Sharks) are all included in the national squad for the first time and there are also places for three uncapped players, Mark Bond (London Metro), Ryan Jones (London Metro) and Jimmy Millard (Sussex Sharks).
England will take on Sri Lanka in Cape Town on November 27th in their first match of the tournament which will also feature teams from Australia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies.
England Visually Impaired Squad for 2014 World Cup:
Matt Dean (London Metro, Captain)
Luke Sugg (Warwickshire Bears, Vice-Captain)
Amit Amin (London Metro)
Jason Aughton (Somerset)
Peter Blueitt (Yorkshire VICC)
Mark Bond (London Metro)
Gavin Dean (London Metro) Kelvin Duncan (Sussex Sharks) Dan Field (Sussex Sharks)
Justin Hollingsworth (Warwickshire Bears)
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC)
Ryan Jones (London Metro)
Hassan Khan (London Metro)
Mahomed Khatri (Warwickshire Bears) Si Ledwith (Sussex Sharks) James Millard (Sussex Sharks)