England name sixteen for West Indies Women T20 series

first_img(BBC) – England Women have named a 16-player squad for their T20 series against West Indies, which begins on Monday.Batter Georgia Elwiss is the only player missing from the squad that reached the T20 World Cup semi-finals in Australia in March.Elwiss is absent with a back injury, with all-rounder Sophia Dunkley and fast bowler Katie George included.England will host West Indies in five matches behind closed doors at the Incora County Ground, Derby.The third T20 of the series will be shown live on BBC TV.“We are privileged to be in a position to play an international series, and to get the chance to showcase the women’s game,” said England head coach Lisa Keightley.“We have worked hard since the group came back together in preparation for this series and we’re in a great place.”England beat West Indies by 46 runs in March, in what was both teams’ last competitive outing.England squad for West Indies series:Heather Knight (capt.), Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Katie George, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones (wkp.), Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danni Wyatt.ScheduleAll matches to be played at the Incora County Ground, DerbyMonday, September 21 – First T20Wednesday, September 23 – Second T20Saturday, September 26 – Third T20Monday, September 28 – Fourth T20Wednesday, September 30 – Fifth T20last_img

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