The 29-year-old Mills makes a return to the international arena after last playing against India in Bengaluru way back in February 2017. Star all-rounder Ben Stokes was not available for selection, continuing his indefinite break from all forms of cricket to prioritise hismental wellbeing.
Mills, who can bowl effectively at the death overs, had successful runs in the T20 Blast and The Hundred in England.
ENGLAND SQUAD: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Sam Billings (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Tymal Mills, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey, Chris Woakes and Mark WoodExperienced trio fails to make SA squad
The experienced trio of Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Chris Morris has not been included in South Africa’s squad for the T20 World Cup.
SOUTH AFRICA SQUAD: Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi and Rassie van der Dussen WEST INDIES SQUAD: Kieron Pollard (c), Nicholas Pooran (vc & wk), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Roston Chase, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Ravi Rampaul, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Oshane Thomas and Hayden Walsh Jr
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