Dates confirmed for England women

England women

England women will play three T20 matches and three ODIs in South Africa later this year before travelling to New Zealand in early 2012

The schedule for England women’s winter tours of South Africa and New Zealand has been confirmed.

Charlotte Edwards’ side will spend a fortnight in South Africa from October 17. They will play three one-day internationals in Potchefstroom, starting on October 21, before contesting three Twenty20 matches at the same venue.

England are scheduled to arrive in New Zealand, who they face in five T20 internationals and three ODIs, on February 7 2012.

The first T20 match will take place at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium on February 17, followed by games in Hamilton, Auckland and two in Invercargill.

Each of the opening three matches will be televised and played as double headers alongside games between the Black Caps and South Africa.

The three 50-over games will be held at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval at Lincoln University on March 1, 3 and 5.

South Africa itinerary

October 21: 1st ODI, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
October 23: 2nd ODI, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
October 25: 3rd ODI, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

October 27: 1st T20, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
October 29: 2nd T20, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
October 30: 3rd T20, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

New Zealand itinerary

February 17: 1st T20, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
February 19: 2nd T20, Seddon Park, Hamilton
Fenruary 22: 3rd T20, Eden Park, Auckland
February 25: 4th T20, Queens Park, Invercargill
February 26: 5th T20, Queens Park, Invercargill

March 1: 1st ODI, Bert Sutcliffe Park, Lincoln University
March 3: 2nd ODI, Bert Sutcliffe Park, Lincoln University
March 5: 3rd ODI, Bert Sutcliffe Park, Lincoln University