Sophia Dunkley and Katie George included in England squad

England Ladies have named a 16-player squad for this month’s five-match Twenty20 collection in opposition to the West Indies in Derby.

Sophia Dunkley and Katie George have joined 14 of the 15 gamers who have been concerned within the T20 World Cup earlier this 12 months, with Georgia Elwiss dropping out resulting from a again damage.

The opening contest of the Vitality IT20 collection on the Incora County Floor on Monday will likely be England’s first match of a summer time during which it had appeared they may not play in any respect.

Head coach Lisa Keightley stated in an announcement from the England and Wales Cricket Board: “It’s been a difficult summer time for everybody and we’re privileged to be ready to play a global collection, and to get the possibility to showcase the ladies’s sport.

“We’ve labored arduous for the reason that group got here again collectively in preparation for this collection and we’re in a terrific place entering into to the Vitality IT20s in opposition to West Indies.”

All-rounder Bryony Smith and spinner Linsey Smith are each on standby.

England squad: Heather Knight, Tammy Beaumont, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Katie George, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Fran Wilson, Lauren Winfield, Danni Wyatt.

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