Eoin Morgan To Continue As England White Ball Captain
Eoin Morgan will continue to lead England's World Cup winners for at least another year after central contracts were announced by Ashley Giles.
The One Day and T20 skipper had kept his cards close to his chest on his future after the high of the 50-over final win, but as expected he will lead the side into the World T20 in Australia next year.
There were red and white ball contracts for Jofra Archer for the first time following his outstanding summer, while Rory Burns also gets his first red ball deal.
But there are no Test deals for Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid who have slipped behind Jack Leach in the pecking order and are considered important cogs only in the short forms of the game.
Both players should be in the frame for the two Test tour to Sri Lanka in the new year, but that is not enough cricket for them to be brought under the ECB umbrella for the year.
World Cup winner Liam Plunkett who was a star of the final with 3-42 has lost his white ball deal in a sign that his international career could well be over at 34.
Joining him on the sidelines is David Willey who has played 74 matches for England in the last four years, but missed out on the World Cup and has now missed out on a contract.
Also gone from the white ball list is Alex Hales who was originally axed from the World Cup squad this year after being hit with a 21-day recreational drugs ban.