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Morgan has big wraps on uncapped paceman

The England captain is expecting big things from Tymal Mills

Left arm quick Tymal Mills is capable of filling a big void in England's limited overs team, according to one-day captain Eoin Morgan.

The uncapped Mills was named in England’s Twenty20 squad that will take on Sri Lanka next month and Morgan can't wait to unleash the 23-year-old.

Mills has been clocked at bowling at speeds in excess of 150km/h in the past and stunned crowds earlier this month when he shattered the stumps of flamboyant West Indian Chris Gayle during a televised NatWest T20 Blast clash.

Mills has had his injury problems in the past, but Morgan is hopeful that the paceman can play a big role in England's limited overs teams in the future.

"I don't think we've had anybody who can bowl as quickly as Tymal for a long time and it's really exciting," Morgan said.

"We have left-arm options who are steady but to have a genuine quick gives us another option. Tymal has been bowling at 93, 94 miles per hour and that sort of pace is not something that comes easy. Steven Finn bowled something like that three or four years ago but he hasn't managed it since."

A spine injury forced Mills to retire from the first class cricket last year, but he has since recovered well and is making his mark for Sussex in the NatWest T20 Blast competition in England.

"Now is the time to get him (Mills) involved," Morgan added.

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"He thought his career could be over but he's come a long way since last year. He's building up towards playing 50 overs and with the balance of our side, particularly when Ben Stokes is fit, we have the luxury of gambling on somebody like Tymal."

Morgan also has wraps on the other newcomer to England's Twenty20 squad, with the captain expecting big things from David Malan.

Malan has been in good form for Middlesex of late and Morgan believes he can make the step up to international cricket.

"We were picked for the Lions at the same time and we've spent a lot of time together at Middlesex," Morgan said of Malan.

"He's had a fantastic last two seasons, particularly in white-ball cricket, and sheer weight of runs has got him into the squad. This is his reward.

"I think he's always had the ability. Everybody's pathway to international cricket is completely different and a lot of it can be dependent on how the England side are doing. When positions become available you need to make yourself the next guy in form. A lot of it is luck but a lot is taking your chance."