Ian Bell (right) and Moeen Ali will play for Warwickshire and Worcestershire respectively © Getty Images
Ian Bell (right) and Moeen Ali will play for Warwickshire and Worcestershire respectively © Getty Images

After wrapping up the fourth Ashes Test match at Edgbaston to seal the series within just thee days, England‘s stars are using the days they saved up on to play in the Natwest T20 Blast which is England’s premier domestic T20 competition. Ian Bell, Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali will play for their respective county sides in the coming round of games. Their presence in the side will be a huge boost for the competition which is perennially running low on international class players. Bell will feature for Warwickshire, Ali will turn out for Worcestershire, while Buttler will play for Lancashire. ALSO READ: England members allowed to participate in Natwest T20 Blast quarter-finals

 

Since the matches they are scheduled to appear in happen to be the quarter-finals, their presence will be that much more crucial to their teams’ chances of sealing a berth in the semi-final stage of the tournament. Bells’ team Warwickshire have their match scheduled for August 13. Lancashire will play on August 15, while Worcestershire have their match scheduled for August 14. ALSO READ: Australia should pick Brad Haddin for Oval Test to give him proper send-off

The next Ashes Test is to begin on August 20, which will give the players featuring in the T20 blast adequate time to regroup. Moreover, England can afford to allow their players some time away from the squad as they have already won the series and have safely secured the battle of the little urn against a deflated Australia. READ: Michael Clarke announces retirement from international cricket after Ashes 2015