Old Salopian James Taylor (R 2003-2008 has been selected for the senior England team for Thursday’s one-day-international against Ireland. Read more here.
Last week, James captained the England Lions team against Sri Lanka A in the three-match, one-day series at Northampton. James scored two centuries in three games, giving the England Lions a tremendous 2-1 victory.
Please see the ECB's article Lions series win Taylor-made for more information.
James has been playng for Leicestershire since leaving Shrewsbury in 2008, and also took part in the Saracens' cricket tour last year.