8:44 PM ISTMatt RollerCloseMatt Roller is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. He tweets at @mroller98Follow on TwitterFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintWest Indies women will tour England for five T20Is in late September, in the first international women’s cricket between major nations since the T20 World Cup final in March.The ECB have maintained throughout the summer that staging some women’s international cricket was a priority, but were left searching for new opposition after first India and later South Africa withdrew from scheduled tours.Cricket Ireland had extended an offer for an international series in September in the event that the West Indies tour fell through, but dates have now been confirmed, with the series starting on September 21 and all five matches to be played in the biosecure bubble at Derby.The third T20I, on Saturday, September 26, will be shown live on the BBC and become the first international women’s fixture shown on free-to-air TV in the UK since the 1993 World Cup final, according to an ECB release.Tom Harrison, the ECB’s chief executive, said he was “delighted” that the tour had been confirmed despite the “enormous difficulties” Covid-19 had created.”It has been critical to us that our efforts to deliver biosecure standards and support… Read full this story
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