Cherry on top

LONDON - South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith has said a primary Test in over eight years for the Proteas women represented the "cherry on top" of an excursion of England in June and July. England and South Africa will compete in a multi-format collection much like the current ladies s Ashes, in which a thrilling drawn Test between Australia and England in Canberra caused, calls for more women s Tests.

Headquarters of southwest

The Proteas collection against England will start with a one-off Test -- handiest the South Africa girls s sixth such suit since the flip of the century -- in Taunton, the headquarters of southwest county somerset beginning on June 27.It could be South Africa s first four-day fixture due to the fact that they confronted India in 2014 and the primary time in almost twenty years they've performed a Test in opposition to England.

The groups will then play 3 one-day internationals and three Twenty20s, the final of which is scheduled for July 18.

The T20s will assist both countries put together for the Twenty20 girls cricket event that paperwork part of the multi-game 2022



Commonwealth Games hosted in Birmingham, with England and South Africa also set to satisfy in Group B.

In the restricted-overs leg of the excursion, the Proteas -- currently 2d inside the ICC s women s ODI scores -- will want to enhance on their 2018 go to England.

Back then they lost a bilateral ODI campaign 2-1 earlier than completing 1/3 at the back of New Zealand and England in a T20 tri-collection.

 Pivotal excursion 

Smith, speaking after the England and Wales Cricket Board introduced the time table on Tuesday, looked ahead to an "interesting" collection.

The former South Africa men s captain introduced: "The scheduled Test in shape, that's something maximum cricket fans need to peer greater of, is the cherry on top of what is going to be a pivotal tour inside the build-as much as the Commonwealth Games."


Later in the season, England and India will play 3 T20s and 3 ODIs, the remaining of for you to be staged at Lord S, the home of cricket, in London on September 24.

International girls’s cricket

"We are thrilled so as to announce a compelling summer time of international girls s cricket in opposition to two of the excellent groups within the world, in what's a bumper 12 months for the ladies s sport," stated Clare Connor, the ECB s managing director of women s cricket.

Following an Ashes series loss

Following an Ashes series loss, reigning 50-over worldwide champions England guard their title on the Women s World Cup in New Zealand starting next month.

England Women home furnishings 2022

England v South Africa

June 27-June 30: One-off Test, Taunton

Jul 11: 1st ODI, Northampton

Jul 15: 2d ODI, Bristol

Jul 18: third ODI, Leicester

Jul 21: 1st T20, Chelmsford

Jul 23: second T20, Worcester

Jul 25: third T20, Derby

England v India

Sep 10: 1st T20, Riverside Ground, Durham

Sep thirteen: second T20, Derby

Sep 15: third T20, Bristol

Sep 18: 1st ODI, Hove

Sep 21: 2nd ODI, Canterbury

Sep 24: third ODI, Lord s