Sonny named in FCC Select XI squad to face West Indies

Somerset seamer, Sonny Baker has been named in the 13-player squad for the First-Class County Select XI’s three-day match against West Indies at Beckenham starting on Wednesday July 3rd.

The squad features upcoming players from across 11 First Class counties and provides an opportunity to test themselves against international opposition.

Former England Under 19 international Sonny made his Somerset debut in 2021 and has represented the Club in 11 List A matches, claiming 19 wickets at an average of 25.42 with a best of six for 46. This season has seen him make his maiden First XI appearance in the Vitality Blast.

ECB Men’s Performance Director, Ed Barney, said: “We’re delighted to have selected a high-potential group that we know will thrive against the West Indies. It is a brilliant opportunity for some of the most talented players to show their strengths as future stars of the game. We are looking forward to seeing them develop, perform and enjoy the occasion.”

FCC Select XI squad

Farhan Ahmed (Nottinghamshire)
Sonny Baker (Somerset)
Harry Duke (Yorkshire)
Bertie Foreman (Sussex)
Ben Geddes (Surrey)
Josh Hull (Leicestershire)
Eddie Jack (Hampshire)
Will Luxton (Yorkshire)
Ben McKinney (Durham)
Jamal Richards (Essex)
Hamza Shaikh (Warwickshire)
Harry Singh (Lancashire)
John Turner (Hampshire)