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Collingwood is Twenty20 skipper

Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood will be the captain of England's cricket team for the Twenty20 World Cup later in the summer.

Collingwood will take charge of a 15-man squad to play in the tournament that takes place in England.

Injured all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has also been picked in the squad, even though he's only just had an operation.

Collingwood used to be the one-day captain of England, but resigned from the job in August 2008 because he said it was stopping him playing well.

But he's decided he is happy to take charge of the Twenty20 team for the tournament that will be played from 5-21 June.

England start the tournament with a match they should win against the Netherlands, but will have to play well to reach the final.

England have only won six of the 15 Twenty20 international matches they have played.

Full England squad for the Twenty20 World Cup:

Batsmen - Paul Collingwood (captain), Robert Key, Eoin Morgan, Graham Napier, Kevin Pietersen, Owais Shah

All-rounders - Ravi Bopara, Andrew Flintoff, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Luke Wright

Wicketkeeper - James Foster

Bowlers - James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ryan Sidebottom, Graeme Swann