England’s women will play their first international at Lord’s this summer since World Cup win


England’s women will play their first international at Lord’s since winning the World Cup in 2017 this summer with India their opponents, while South Africa are handed rare Test match against Heather Knight’s side

  • England will face India, who they beat to win the World Cup, on September 24 
  • It will mark their first international at Lord’s since their memorable 2017 triumph 
  • Heather Knight’s side will also face South Africa, who were granted a rate Test 











England’s women will play their first international at Lord’s since winning the World Cup five years ago this summer.

And their opponents on September 24 will be India, the team they beat by nine runs in a memorable final in 2017.

The ODI will be part of the Royal London Series, it has been announced. 

England women will play their first international at Lord’s since winning the World Cup in 2017

South Africa have also been granted a rare Test match – their last was in 2014 – against Heather Knight’s team at Taunton from June 27-30. 

England host each of the two touring countries for two three-match series in both one-day and Twenty20 formats. 

South Africa conclude their tour in July while all six matches played by India are in September.

Heather Knight's (L) side will also play South Africa, who have been granted a rare Test match

Heather Knight’s (L) side will also play South Africa, who have been granted a rare Test match

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