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

Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies and Emma Lamb could all be in line for their first Test appearance for England Women against South Africa.

England Women have announced a 13-player squad for the LV= Insurance Test against South Africa, which includes an unlimited five players.

Newcomers Emily Arlott, Lauren Bell, Alice Davidson-Richards, Freya Davies and Emma Lamb could make their first Test appearance later this month.

Head Coach Lisa Keightley said: “There are a number of new faces to the team who bring a real level of energy and enthusiasm. We are at the start of a new cycle of the ICC Women’s Championship, which begins for us with the ODIs of India, and it is only natural that we are looking forward with an eye on who may be a key player for us in 2025.

“Just as Katherine Brunt has retired from Test cricket and Anya Shrubsole from all forms of the international game, a number of bowling venues have opened up which is very exciting for those players. I’m sure everyone will be looking forward to it. take your chance.

“We have to balance having the appropriate support for the senior team while also providing playing opportunities. We need our players to play as much cricket as possible, so we have a deliberately small test squad, while the England women’s team is playing”. in action against South Africa.

“It really is a huge summer, with the Commonwealth Games just around the corner, and we can’t wait to get the red ball underway in Taunton.”

The Test takes place June 27-30 and forms the first part of the multi-format series, with four points available for play and two points available for each cue ball game.

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

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Issy Wong (Central Sparks)

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