England begin preparations for the defence of their 50-over world title with a three-match series in South Africa, which starts on Friday.
Jos Buttler’s side triumphed in the T20 final against Pakistan in November, becoming the first nation to hold both white-ball World Cups ahead of the 50-over tournament in India, which is nine months away.
Sportsmail explores the pressing issues facing white-ball coach Matthew Mott and his squad.
England continue to stick by batter Jason Roy (pictured) despite his recent drop off in form
CAN RUN-SHY ROY REPAY THE FAITH?
England continue to stick by the Surrey batter Jason Roy despite little sign of him clambering out of a long-term rut. He has acclimatised, having spent the past few weeks at the SA20. Although, worryingly for him at a time when…