England Women call up five uncapped players for LV= Insurance Test against South Africa | Cricket News

Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies and Emma Lamb may all be in line for his or her first Take a look at look for England Girls towards South Africa

Final Up to date: 20/06/22 3:09pm

England Girls have introduced a 13-strong participant squad for the LV= Insurance coverage Take a look at towards South Africa which incorporates 5 uncapped gamers.

Newcomers Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies and Emma Lamb may all make their first Take a look at look later this month.

Head Coach Lisa Keightley stated: “There are a variety of latest faces within the squad which brings an actual degree of vitality and enthusiasm. We’re in the beginning of a brand new ICC Girls’s Championship cycle, which begins for us with the India ODIs, and it is pure that we’re wanting ahead with one eye on who could also be a key participant for us come 2025.

“Equally with Katherine Brunt retired from Take a look at cricket and Anya Shrubsole from all types of the worldwide sport, quite a lot of bowling spots have opened up which is massively thrilling for these gamers. I am positive they will all be very eager to seize their alternative.

“We’ve to stability having the suitable back-up for the senior squad whereas additionally giving enjoying alternatives. We’d like our gamers to play as a lot cricket as attainable, which is why we have now a intentionally small Take a look at squad whereas the England Girls’s A crew are in motion towards South Africa.

“It truly is an enormous summer season, with the Commonwealth Video games simply across the nook, and we won’t wait to get began with the purple ball in Taunton.”

The Take a look at runs from June 27-30 and types the primary a part of the multi-format sequence, with 4 factors out there for the sport and two factors out there for every white-ball sport.

England Girls squad

Heather Knight (Western Storm, cap)
Emily Arlott (Central Sparks)
Tammy Beaumont (Lightning)
Lauren Bell (Southern Vipers)
Kate Cross (Thunder)
Alice Davidson-Richards (South East Stars)
Freya Davies (South East Stars)
Charlie Dean (Southern Vipers)
Sophia Dunkley (South East Stars)
Sophie Ecclestone (Thunder)
Amy Jones (Central Sparks)
Emma Lamb (Thunder)
Nat Sciver (Northern Diamonds, vice captain)

Travelling reserve
Issy Wong (Central Sparks)