Uncapped Emily Arlott included in England Ladies’s 17-strong squad for Sky Stay Take a look at in opposition to India


Seamer routed Southern Vipers by taking a hat-trick within the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy forward of her first worldwide call-up; Natasha Farrant can also be included in 17-strong squad to face India, whereas Nat Sciver is confirmed as vice-captain to Heather Knight throughout all codecs

Final Up to date: 09/06/21 10:02am


Seamer Emily Arlott in motion for Central Sparks within the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy (Image by Laura Malkin)

Uncapped Emily Arlott has been included in England Ladies’s 17-strong squad for the Take a look at in opposition to India, simply days after taking a hat-trick for Central Sparks.

Seamer Arlott, 23, bagged 5-29 – together with 4 wickets in an over – in entrance of England head coach Lisa Keightley on Saturday as Sparks dismantled defending champions Southern Vipers within the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.

She is joined within the squad for the Take a look at, which you’ll be able to watch reside on Sky Sports activities Cricket from 10.30am on Wednesday June 16, by fellow bowler Natasha Farrant, who returned to the worldwide body on the tour of New Zealand earlier this 12 months having secured one of many 41 full-time regional contracts launched into the ladies’s recreation in 2020.

Seamer Anya Shrubsole missed the journey in opposition to the White Ferns after choosing up a knee damage and so surrendered the vice-captaincy to Nat Sciver, who has now been confirmed as Heather Knight’s quantity two throughout all types of worldwide cricket.

The all-rounder stepped in as captain for the injured Knight as England Ladies clinched a 3-0 T20 sequence sweep of New Zealand in March having already taken the ODI sequence 2-1.

Saying the squad, Keightley stated: “It has been laborious to select a squad given the steadiness of needing cowl in a COVID world whereas wanting to provide gamers as a lot likelihood as potential to play cricket.

“We wish gamers to have alternatives out within the center so we’re seeking to scale back our numbers barely forward of the Take a look at to provide the non-selected gamers that likelihood.

“I am actually excited by the summer time forward. We have been working actually laborious throughout the final 10 weeks, India are a robust facet and it is the start of a two-year journey for us that takes in two ICC World Cups, an Ashes and the Commonwealth Video games.”

The Take a look at squad is more likely to be trimmed forward of the Take a look at match to permit non-selected gamers to play within the subsequent spherical of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy.

England Ladies squad: Heather Knight (cap), Emily Arlott, Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Georgia Elwiss, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver (vice cap), Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield-Hill

Watch the Take a look at between England Ladies and India Ladies reside on Sky Sports activities Cricket from 10.30am on Wednesday June 16.





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