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Women team for England tour named

India women to play one Test, three ODIs in England

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The All-India Senior Women's Selection Committee met on 14th July 2014 to pick the Indian team for the tour of England.

Indian team will play one Test Match (4 days) and 3 ODIs.

Following is the tour itinerary.

7th & 8th August 2014 - Two day Warm up game @ Loughborough, Haslegrave

13th to 16th August 2014 - 1st Test Match (4 days) @ Wormsley CG

19th August 2014 - One day (50 overs) Warm up game @ Harrogate CC

21st August 2014 - 1st ODI @ Scarborough CC

23rd August 2014 - 2nd ODI @ Scarborough CC

25th August 2014 - 3rd ODI @ Lords CG

Mithali Raj--Captain, Karuna Jain--Vice Captain, Smriti Mandhana, M D Thirushkamini, Punam Raut, Harmanpreet Kaur, Jhulan Goswami, Niranjana N, Shubhlakshmi Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Ekta Bisht, Poonam Yadav, Swagathika Rath, Vanitha V R, Sushma Verma.

SUPPORT STAFF

Coach - Ms. Sudha Shah, Manager - Ms. Cavatina Patel, Physio - Neha Karnik, Trainer - Kavita Pandya, Video Analyst - Aarti Nalge, Asst Coach - Devieka Sathe.

Sanjay Patel
Hon. Secretary
BCCI

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England name squad for first Test

Hosts retain the 12 players that played against SL; add Ben Stokes to the fold

England selectors today announced a 13-man squad for the 1st Investec Test against India commencing Wednesday 9 July at Trent Bridge.

Alastair Cook’s squad includes the 12 players selected for the recent Test series against Sri Lanka as well as 23 year old Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes. Stokes has played four Tests so far in his international career, making his debut against Australia in Adelaide last year.

The Test series will be the first time since 1959 that India have played five Test matches on an England tour.

National selector, James Whitaker, said, “The selectors would like to congratulate all the players selected in the squad for the 1st Investec Test against India and in particular Ben Stokes who returns to the squad having worked hard to regain his fitness following an injury this winter.

“This series against India will no doubt be a tough one and the selectors would like to wish Peter Moores, Alastair Cook, the coaches and players all the best for a good performance next week at Trent Bridge.”

England squad: Alastair Cook (capt), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Matt Prior, Sam Robson (Middlesex), Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes