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ECB Development XI to play Pakistan confirmed

The ECB Development XI to take on Pakistan Women in their 50-over match in Northampton on Tuesday (21 May) has been confirmed.

Northern Diamonds’ Hollie Armitage captains the group while England performance batting coach Jon Lewis will lead the team as head coach.

Bess Heath and Freya Kemp join the group at the conclusion of their commitments with England Women’s T20 squad while Sunrisers’ Grace Scrivens, who captained England A’s 50-over side in their tour to New Zealand earlier this year is also selected. 

The warm-up fixture will act as important preparation for Pakistan ahead of their upcoming Metro Bank ODI series against Heather Knight’s England Women and important match experience for those selected.

The match takes place at the County Ground, Northamptonshire CCC on Tuesday 21 May, with play starting at 11am.

The game is not open to the public. Supporters will be able to watch a live stream on ECB.co.uk 

ECB Development XI

Hollie Armitage (C; Northern Diamonds)
Hannah Baker (Central Sparks)
Sophia Dunkley (South East Stars)
Tash Farrant (South East Stars)
Kirstie Gordon (The Blaze)
Bess Heath+ (Northern Diamonds)
Freya Kemp (Southern Vipers)
Emma Lamb (Thunder)
Ryana MacDonald-Gay (South East Stars)
Grace Scrivens (Sunrisers)
Issy Wong (Central Sparks)