England Women to tour India next year for limited overs series

Both India and England recently competed in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup
Both India and England recently competed in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed that India will host England Women in a tri-series Twenty20 International series followed by three-game One-Day International contest next year.

The home season for India Women's side will kick-off with three-match ODI series against Australia between 12th and 18th March following which the two teams will be joined by England in a tri-series T20I tournament that will conclude on 3rd April.

Both England and India will then compete in three ODIs that will be part of the ICC Women's Championship on 8th, 11th and 14th April with the venues yet to be finalised.

"The England Women's Cricket Team that will tour India in March 2018 to take part in the T20I tri-series featuring India Women and Australia Women will also play a three-match ODI series as part of a bilateral agreement between the two Boards," stated a media release from the BCCI.

The two teams last met during the final of the ICC Women's World Cup which was clinched by Heather Knight's side.

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