will jacks Wants to “be a mainstay” for England across all formats after making his international debut last winter, and is using his old Under-19 teammate Harry Brook as inspiration as he prepares for the World Cup squad wants to make his place.

Jacques played twice for England in all three formats in 2022-23, made his T20I and Test debuts in Pakistan and his ODI debut in Bangladesh, and is one of many players on the fringes of the white-ball set-up Want to make a place in your team. Late pressure to include in 15-man squad for India tour

After an impressive season for Surrey t20 blastJack has 101 runs in five innings for the table-topping Oval Invincibles Hundred, Their next match against London Spirit on Tuesday night will be followed by England’s white-ball selection meeting earlier in the day, but the ICC has allowed changes to the provisional World Cup squads until September 28.

Ben Stokes’ Thinking of returning from ODI retirement It means Jaques is unlikely to be named in the starting 15-man squad, but he hopes to get his chance to stake his claim against New Zealand and Ireland next month.

“It’s hard to know, but I’m still hopeful that I’ll get my chance,” Jacques, 24, told ESPNcricinfo. “I just have to try and finish this hundred well and hopefully in September I will get a chance to show what I can do.

“It’s what it is: You just have to do as well as you can and see what happens. I’ve got a taste of it now and I want to be the mainstay. I want to get into as many teams as possible. I can and will be there as long as I can.

“It’s a tough job to do and, like Brookie over the last 12 months, you have to do something really special to put yourself out there and edge someone else out. Maybe all you need is one crazy month.” And you find yourself in a different situation. Things can change quickly.”

Even if this World Cup comes too soon, Alex Hales’ retirement from international cricket This means Jack will be in the selection frame to defend his 20-over title in the Caribbean and America in June 2024.

“There’s a comp every year for the next five years: it’s a bit insane,” he said. “In the next five years, hopefully I will get some opportunities to represent England in the World Cup or the Champions Trophy. I have to keep working hard, doing my job and trying to cement my place in that team.

“It’s obviously quite a tough job. But that team has been around for a long time. I think people are getting older and are at different stages of their careers, so hopefully for a young guy like me, it will Later on opportunities will come and I will be able to grab a position.”

India’s Test tour of England early next year is “on my mind” and “would love to be in” for Jacques, having missed the opportunity to play there due to injury earlier this year playing in the IPL with Royal Challengers Went. Bangalore.

“Playing in India will be an incredible experience. It’s still a long way off but it will be over soon and it’s the next Test in England. It depends on the composition of the team, how many spinners they take, how many bowlers they play, But it’s something I’d be really excited to do.”

Jack is an unusual part-time offspinner, preferring to use his height and swing the ball hard rather than bowl flat darts. “I really try to get hold of the ball and move it,” he explained. “In India, you see a lot of people bowling – not darts, but with very square seams and the pitch does a lot of work for them.

“You don’t see a lot of guys bowling with such a straight seam, as much as they can, to get that drift and dip. I think it’s something that works in my favour. I Never going to be the most technical bowler; I’m more about going through the batsman’s thought process and getting him there.”

Regardless of which England team he makes, Jacques will spend his winter playing cricket somewhere, which he already has Retained by Pretoria Capitals In SA20. “If I don’t join [with England] Then there are franchise opportunities everywhere,” he said. “I expect to be busy.”


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