Tymal Mills: Southern Courageous bowler who might step into England’s T20 World Cup squad

Tymal Mills: Southern Brave bowler who could step into England's T20 World Cup squad

Venue: Kia Oval, London Date: 20 August Time: 15:00 BST (women’s), 18:30 BST (men’s)
Coverage: Women’s match live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer and online. Radio commentary of both matches, plus live text, clips and analysis on BBC Sport website

Lord’s will be the focus for many cricket fans on Saturday for the The Hundred’s finals day but, whisper it quietly, England’s first match at the Twenty20 World Cup is just 65 days away.

Last-minute preparations are being made for the tournament in the UAE and Oman, but England’s hopes of becoming world champions in both white-ball formats took a blow the equivalent of a heavyweight’s right hook earlier this month when Jofra Archer, their superstar fast bowler, was ruled out with injury.

However, could one bowler on show in The Hundred’s finale this weekend, whose most recent T20 for England came back in 2017, be the best possible replacement?

Why Tymal Mills is the bowler England need

To put it simply, no fast bowler anywhere in the world concedes…