England: Liam Livingstone earns first senior call-up for Twenty20 series against South Africa

Livingstone scored 129 from 83 balls for the England Lions against South Africa A last week
England v South Africa, three-match Twenty20 series
Venues: Southampton, Taunton, Cardiff Dates: 21 June - 25 June
Coverage: Test Match Special commentary on On Events Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and Eyes On Events Sport app. Live text commentary on the Eyes On Events Sport website and in-play highlights.

Liam Livingstone has been given his first senior international call-up as England make six changes for the Twenty20 series against South Africa.

Lancashire batsman Livingstone, who scored 129 from 83 balls for England Lions against South Africa A last week, is one of five uncapped players named.

Mason Crane, Dawid Malan, Tom Curran and Craig Overton are the other four players yet to make their debuts.

The three-match series starts in Southampton on 21 June.

England's 16-man squad: Sam Billings (Kent), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Mason Crane (Hampshire), Tom Curran (Surrey), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Dawid Malan (Middlesex), Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Captain, Liam Plunkett (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), David Willey (Yorkshire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire) - available for the first two matches, Mark Wood (Durham) - available for the first match, Craig Overton (Somerset) - available for the last two matches.

England v South Africa T20 series fixtures
21 June, Southampton (6.30pm BST)
23 June, Taunton, (5.00pm BST)
25 June, Cardiff (2.30pm BST)


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