Sibley gets England U-19 call
Surrey batsman Dominic Sibley has been rewarded for his record-breaking innings against Yorkshire with a place on England Under-19s winter tour of the United Arab Emirates.
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Sibley, 18, became the youngest doubel centurion in county championship history when he struck 242 in the final game of the season at the Kia Oval.
He is one 18 players selected for a tri-series against Pakistan and the UAE in December, while the group will also form the basis of England's Under-19 World Cup squad.
Yorkshire dominate the party, with five White Rose players included.
Matthew Fisher, who at 15 years and 212 days became the youngest county player in history when he faced Leicestershire in the YB40, joins county colleagues Will Rhodes, Karl Carver, Josh Straw and Jonny Tattersall on tour.
David Graveney, chairman of selectors for the England development programme, said: "This winter will offer great development opportunities.. We will have two competitive England Under 19 tours for the players selected to be involved in, which will be an excellent opportunity for development and also the testing of skills of our best young players under tournament pressure in challenging conditions."
England U19 squad: T Barber (Hampshire), E Barnard (Worcestershire), K Carver (Yorkshire), J Clarke (Worcestershire), B Duckett (Northamptonshire), H Finch (Sussex),, M Fisher (Yorkshire), M Hammond (Gloucestershire), R Higgins (Middlesex), R Jones (Lancashire), L McManus (Hampshire), R Sayer (Leicestershire), W Rhodes (Yorkshire), J Shaw (Yorkshire), D Sibley (Surrey), J Tattersall (Yorkshire), K Velani (Essex), J Winslade (Surrey).