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Georgia Elwiss

Sussex seamer Georgia Elwiss will be hoping to make her international debut during England women's tour of South Africa late next month

England women have named a 14-player squad for the tour of South Africa in October.

The squad will be based in Potchefstroom from October 17-31 and will play a three-match one-day international series and a three-match Twenty20 series against South Africa women at Senwes Park.

Sussex’s Georgia Elwiss has been named as part of the England squad after being called up as bowling cover during the NatWest Women’s Quadrangular Series earlier this year.

The 20-year-old medium-fast bowler will be hoping to make her international debut, while Sussex team-mate Holly Colvin will remain in England to concentrate on university studies.

Tammy Beaumont and Susie Rowe return to the England squad following a successful summer with Kent and the England women’s Academy.

England and South Africa women last met in the group stages of the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 where England beat Cri-Zelda Brits’ South African team by 56 runs.

Charlotte Edwards will lead the England squad and look to continue the teams winning performances from this summer's NatWest Women’s Quadrangular Series.

England women’s head coach Mark Lane said: “I was very pleased with our performances over the summer; we saw contributions throughout the squad.

“We will be looking to take the positive performances from this summer with us to South Africa and on to New Zealand in February.

"Both winter tours will serve as important preparation for us as we look ahead to the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in 2012 and then onto the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2013.

“The team has real strength in depth at the moment so we will be looking for every player to perform and continue to improve both individually and as a team.”

England women's squad for South Africa tour

Charlotte Edwards (captain, Kent)
Jenny Gunn (Yorkshire)
Tammy Beaumont (Kent)
Arran Brindle (Sussex)
Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire)
Georgia Elwiss (Sussex)
Lydia Greenway (Kent)
Isa Guha (Berkshire)
Danni Hazell (Yorkshire)
Heather Knight (Berkshire)
Laura Marsh (Kent)
Susie Rowe (Kent)
Sarah Taylor (Sussex)
Danni Wyatt (Staffordshire)

England women v South Africa women schedule

One-day series (all matches to be played at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom)

Oct 21: 1st ODI, 10am (9am BST)
Oct 23: 2nd ODI, 10am
Oct 25: 3rd ODI, 10am

Twenty20 series (all matches to be played at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom)

Oct 27: 1st T20, 10am
Oct 29: 2nd T20, 2pm
Oct 30: 3rd T20, 10am