Liam Livingstone is excited to receive a call to join the England side for the remaining games against Ireland. He is called as the replacement for top-order batsman Joe Denly, who recently suffered a back spasms due to which he has now been ruled out from the tournament. The news about his replacement was confirmed by England and Wales Cricket Board(ECB)on Friday.
Livingstone has only played two T20 matches for England and yet to make his ODI debut for England.
He shared a picture of him holding a bat and looking all set to join the squad as he captioned the post “Let’s go”.
Currently, England is leading the three-match series against Ireland by 1-0 as host defeated the visitors in the first ODI by six wickets. The second match is scheduled to be played on August 1st 2020.
On 30th November 2017, he was appointed as the vice-captain of Lancashire for the 2018 season, replacing Steven Croft. In December 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. But he was released by the franchise ahead of the IPL auction in 2020.
He didn’t get ample opportunity in England limited over side due to stiff competition among players despite scoring 2955 runs in the first-class matches at a batting average of 41.61.