The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) introduced the ladies’s cricket groups for the upcoming India tour on Friday, November 10. Star cricketers Natalie Sciver-Brunt and Sophie Ecclestone return to setup as England identify sturdy sides for the T20I and Check sequence in opposition to India beginning on December 6.
The rising all-rounder Alice Capsey is about to make her Check debut having impressed in white-ball cricket lately. Younger wicketkeeper batter Bess Heath can be included in each Check and T20I groups after his spectacular debut in opposition to Sri Lanka in September. The 17-year-old Mahika Gaur is a part of the T20I crew having made her worldwide debut for England in September.
The main focus can be on the world no.1 T20I bowler Sophie Ecclestone who underwent surgical procedure because of shoulder damage in September. The return of each Sciver-Brunt and Ecclestone boosts England’s possibilities in opposition to the Ladies in Blue in each Check and T20Is. Head coach Jon Lewis talked about having a powerful squad out there for India’s tour and added that the sequence will assist their preparations for the subsequent two World Cups.
“We’ve got a pleasant mix of youth and expertise,” head coach Jon Lewis mentioned. “We’ve got a pleasant mix of youth and expertise. It’s an thrilling squad and a bunch that is able to tackle the problem of what’s going to be a very robust sequence in India.
“We haven’t toured India for quite a few years. We’ve got gamers who’ve skilled taking part in within the Ladies’s Premier League however many haven’t performed worldwide cricket there earlier than. Enjoying in Indian situations is nice preparation for our subsequent two World Cups within the subcontinent and can be an incredible studying alternative for each the gamers and the employees. We respect the Indian crew and are actually trying ahead to the problem.”
England Check squad: Heather Knight (c), Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Bell, Alice Capsey, Kate Cross, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Lauren Filer, Bess Heath, Amy Jones (wk), Emma Lamb, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Danielle Wyatt
England T20I squad: Heather Knight (c), Lauren Bell, Maia Bouchier, Alice Capsey, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Mahika Gaur, Danielle Gibson, Sarah Glenn, Bess Heath, Amy Jones (wk), Freya Kemp, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Danielle Wyatt.
India host England in a three-match T20I sequence ranging from December 6 and all matches can be performed at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. Then each giants will lock horns in an solely four-day Check match at Navi Mumbai’s Dr DY Patil Sports activities Academy beginning on December 14.
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