IND-W VS ENG-W: England Cricket Board has announced their T20I squad for the upcoming T20 encounter against India. In the declared squad, Lauren Bell earns a place after the sensational The Hundred season. Moreover, ECB has given rest to Katherine Brunt after seeing her busy schedule in the last few months. She has played back-to-back cricket against South Africa which was a home series for the English women’s team.
After that, she appeared in the Commonwealth Games and The Hundred. She will be resting for both the T20I and ODI series. And thus, in her absence Hundred sensations, Lauren Bell got an opportunity to be on the national team. Team India will be touring England in September for a three-match T20I and ODI series. For more precise, the series will start on 10th September. The 21-year-old pacer already earned Test and ODI caps before the Commonwealth Games.
In the recent The Hundred league, she was a part of Southern Brave. And there she had the finest season this year. She was very well consistent with the ball. Talking about Katherine Brunt so, she was part of an English team for the entire Commonwealth Games campaign. England won the Bronze Medal after defeating New Zealand. And it was team India who broke their dream to be in the finale. Indian women almost made it to the final but end of the day they returned with Silver Medal.
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The head coach also added that her rest has generated an opportunity for Lauren Bell. He mentioned her impressive performances in the Hundred. With Bell, the squad consists of some good exciting young players. They will have a chance in this series to cement their positions in the English team. Keightley talked moreover that he is very excited about finishing his time with the team.
And this series against India will be amazing once it will be his last series as head coach. He praised the Indian side as he said India has a great side and England have to play with their full potential. As the regular skipper, Heather Knight is yet to recover from her injury, Natalie Sciver will be leading the team.
England Squad for T20Is against India:
Nat Sciver (c), Danni Wyatt, Amy Jones (wk), Alice Capsey, Sarah Glenn, Kate Cross, Lauren Bell, Sophia Dunkley, Freya Davies, Freya Kemp, Bryony Smith, Maia Bouchier, Sophie Ecclestone, Issy Wong