England to name squad for tour of India on Tuesday

Kevin Pietersen
Pietersen last played in a Twenty20 game against India in August

England will announce their squad for on Tuesday at 1400 BST.

The party will fly out on 3 October to play five one-day internationals and a single Twenty20 match.

Interest has centred around whether England will recall batsman Kevin Pietersen, who was rested for the recent home ODI series against India.

after having shoulder surgery.

However, ODI captain Alastair Cook and fellow senior batsmen Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell are likely to be recalled after missing

Their return may mean that one or more of the inexperienced Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler - who have all made their limited-overs debuts for England this summer - is left out, although either Bairstow or Buttler can fill the role of reserve wicketkeeper should injury befall Craig Kieswetter.

Leg-spinner Scott Borthwick's impressive T20 debut against the Windies on Sunday may have booked his seat on the plane.

Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad is set to miss the ODIs after recently tearing a muscle in his shoulder, but

If England choose not to risk him, with T20 vice-captain Morgan already sidelined, Graeme Swann could lead the side in that game, as he did against West Indies.

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