The West Indies Women’s Cricket team will have a full camp in New Zealand….

The West Indies Women’s Cricket team will have a full camp in New Zealand ahead of their eight-match series next month.

According to windiescricket.com the World Cup runners-up will arrive in New Zealand on Monday, February 10th and will have a one-week camp as they prepare to face the New Zealand in three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty/20 Internationals.

The ODIs will be played at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln. The first three Twenty/20s will be at Queens Park, Invercargill, with the tour concluding at Bay Oval, Mount MAUN-GANUI with the last two Twenty/20s.

The series will form part of the preparations for the ICC Women’s World Twenty/20 in Bangladesh in March and April.

This is the second time the West Indies Women will face New Zealand Women in a short period. Last October, the West Indies came from behind to win the ODI series 2-1 at Sabina Park in Jamaica.

The two teams were joined by England in the Women’s Tri-nation Twenty/20 Series at Kensington Oval in Barbados. The West Indies won that Tournament by defeating England in the final.

Heather Knight scored an unbeaten 123 in England’s warm-up match in Perth ahead of the Women’s Ashes series, which starts on Friday.

Knight struck 20 fours in 174 balls before retiring as England closed on 362-7 on the first day of their two-day game against Australia A.

Charlotte Edwards’ side won the toss and elected to bat at Floreat Oval.

Edwards scored 77 in a first-wicket partnership of 135 with Knight while Lydia Greenway also made 76.

England start the defence of their Ashes crown at the Waca in Perth on Friday in the only Test match of the multi-format series.

The four-day Test is then followed by three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 games.

Six points are awarded for a Test win and two points for each ODI and T20 victory. England won the home series last year 12-4.

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