The England women prepare for the first test match against South Africa in almost 20 years in a busy summer | Cricket News


The England Women begin their summer with a first Test match against South Africa since 2003, as well as facing the Proteas in three ODI matches and three T20 matches; India also shot for three T20s and three ODIs in September; All matches will be shown live on Sky Sports

Last update: 02/15/22 11:03

England women will test at home this summer against South Africa

England Women will host South Africa in a Test match for the first time in nearly 20 years in June before ending a busy domestic summer with limited series against India.

The Proteas will tour England from June to July, competing in a multi-format series that will begin with a one-off test match – South Africa’s first four-day fixture since facing India in 2014.

The last time England and South Africa met in a Test was in 2003 when they played two matches, at Shenley and Taunton, with the hosts winning the series 1-0.

Neil Snowball, ECB Managing Director of County Cricket, says there is a very exciting year for women's cricket to look forward to.

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Neil Snowball, ECB Managing Director of County Cricket, says there is a very exciting year for women’s cricket to look forward to.

Neil Snowball, ECB Managing Director of County Cricket, says there is a very exciting year for women’s cricket to look forward to.

“We are delighted to be able to report an exciting summer of international women’s cricket against two of the best teams in the world, in what is a banner year for women’s play,” said women’s cricket general manager Clare Connor.

“In particular, we are delighted to bring the Women of England back to Lord’s and the Riverside Ground as we continue to bring the game to as many fans as possible.

“With the second edition of The Hundred and the historic opportunity to compete at the Commonwealth Games on home soil, we look forward to seeing our players flourish on the biggest stages.”

This summer’s schedule will kick off with the LV= Insurance Test at Taunton from June 27, followed by three One-Day Internationals at Royal London and three Vitality T20is, the last of which is scheduled to take place on July 18.

India are touring England again this year in September

India are touring England again this year in September

Following the culmination of the Commonwealth and Hundred Games, India will travel for a second consecutive summer for three T20s and three ODIs, the last of which will take place at Lord’s on September 24, and all games this summer will be broadcast in direct. to sky sports.

“Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, we continue to see growth in our number of female entries,” Connor said.

“I’m optimistic that an action-packed summer like this, with more broadcast days than ever before, will continue to inspire more women and girls to play and watch the game.”

Home matches England Women 2022

From Monday June 27 to Thursday June 30: Single Test – England v South Africa (Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, 11am start).

Monday July 11: First ODI – England v South Africa (The County Ground, Northampton, 2pm).

Friday July 15: Second ODI: England v South Africa (Bristol County Ground, 2 p.m.).

Monday July 18: Third ODI – England v South Africa (The Uptonsteel County Ground, Leicester, 2pm).

Thursday July 21: Premier T20 – England v South Africa (The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford, 7pm).

Saturday July 23: Second T20 – England v South Africa (New Road, Worcester, 2.30pm)

Monday July 25: Third T20 – England v South Africa (The Incora County Ground, Derby, 6.30pm)

Saturday September 10: First T20 – England v India (The Riverside Ground, Durham, 7pm).

Tuesday, September 13: Second T20 – England v India (The Incora County Ground, Derby, 6.30pm).

Thursday September 15: Third T20 – England v India (Bristol County Ground, 6:30 p.m.).

Sunday September 18: First ODI – England v India (The 1st Central County Ground, Hove, 11am).

Wednesday, September 21: Second ODI – England v India (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury, 1pm).

Saturday September 24: Third ODI – England v India (Lord’s, 11am).




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