Louth star Arran Brindle gets England cricket call-up

Arran Brindle.
Arran Brindle.

LOUTH cricket star Arran Brindle is leading the charge for the England Women as they look to carry their form into the summer.

The Sussex all-rounder who lives in Louth and turns out for the town’s first XI has been named as part of the squad to take on India in the Natwest Women’s series.

Two NatWest International T20 matches will be played at Canterbury and Chelmsford on June 26 and 28 ahead of Friends Life t20 fixtures, with all games televised live on Sky Sports.

The five-match NatWest Women’s one-day Series will commence at Lord’s on Sunday July 1, followed by back-to-back games at Taunton on July 4 and 5. The fourth match of the NatWest Series will be hosted at Truro Cricket Club as part of the Cornish Cricket Festival with the series culminating at Wormsley on Wednesday July 11.

Ahead of the NatWest Series against India, England will take on the England Women’s Academy, followed by one NatWest International T20 against Ireland at The National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough, on June 22 and 23 respectively.

England Women’s squad - NatWest Series against India

Charlotte Edwards (Kent) Captain

Tamsin Beaumont (Kent)

Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire)

Arran Brindle (Sussex)

Holly Colvin (Sussex)

Georgia Elwiss (Sussex)

Lydia Greenway (Kent)

Jenny Gunn (Nottinghamshire)

Danielle Hazell (Yorkshire)

Heather Knight (Berkshire)

Laura Marsh (Kent)

Susie Rowe (Kent)

Sarah Taylor (Sussex)

Danielle Wyatt (Staffordshire)