Crane receives England call-up

Mason Crane received his first-ever call-up into an England Cricket senior squad today.

Mason Crane in action for New South Wales earlier this year.
Mason Crane in action for New South Wales earlier this year.

The former Lancing College pupil, who hails from Worthing, has been included in England's 16-man T20 squad for the upcoming series against South Africa.

Leg-spinner Crane, 20, plays for Hampshire and was the first overseas player to appear for New South Wales in over 30 years earlier this year.

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The 20-year-old is one of five uncapped players to have been called into the squad for the upcoming three-match series.

Crane was amongst the to wicket-takers in the group stage of this year's Royal London One-Day Cup competition, finishing with 14 wickets at an average of 27.42.

The leg-spinner could make his England bow on his ground at the Ageas Bowl, with the series getting underway their on June, 21.

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