England and India will play the ODI final at Lord’s on 24 September, the first time the British women’s team competes at the Home of Cricket in five years. Watch the last ODI of the series live on Sky Sports Cricket from 10am on September 24.
By Amar Mehta
Last Updated: 09/23/22 4:04 pm
Tammy Beaumont is amusing at the prospect of playing at Britain’s final ODI in England’s game against India on Saturday, but said “it’s been too long” since the women played at the Home of Cricket .
Britain and India will play the series’ final ODI match at Home of Cricket on Saturday, in which India is seeking to vindicate the series.
The last time England played at Lord was in 2017, in the historic World Cup final, when they beat India to lift the trophy in front of a half-suspecting crowd.
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“I think it’s too long,” said England’s opener.
“I believe I’m the only one to play in that game tomorrow. Danni Wyatt is on the team but I don’t think anyone else here has actually played at Lord for England (Wyatt played there). in 2011 and 2012).
“I think it’s definitely been too long. Some girls are missing their chance to come back for years – hopefully Heather (Knight) and Nat (Sciver) will carry on and Katherine (Brunt) is likely.
“But I think for some of the girls who’ve been in that game and never come back over the last couple of years that’s a real shame.”
Lord is a ‘great place to play’
India won the second series of ODIs at Canterbury, convincingly beating England by 88 runs.
Both Heather Knight and Nat Sciver have gone missing for England, but Beaumont believes playing at Lord will be a pivotal moment for some young players.
“I think for other players who haven’t played here, it’s still considered the home of cricket and very much like a historic site that has seen a lot come and go over the years,” he said. 31-year-old player said.
“I think even in recent history, the history of women’s cricket and not even being allowed in rooms like this (The Long Room) as a woman, I think you see cricket has evolved over time but also remember and appreciate the past as Good.
“So it’s a great place to play and it’s great to know we’ve sold a lot of tickets to the game, to be playing in such a big stadium, so it’s great and a great place to be.” great to play.”