NEWS: Emma Lamb Called Up To England Squad

Lancashire’s Emma Lamb has been added to the England squad which will tour Sri Lanka this month, following a successful training camp in Abu Dhabi.

Coach Mark Robinson said that Lamb had impressed in the two internal warm-up games played in Abu Dhabi, as well as during the Kia Super League, when she was the only non-international player to feature among the top ten group-stage run scorers.

Though she opens for Lancashire and Lancashire Thunder, it is likely that if she makes her debut during this series – which begins with the first ODI tomorrow – Lamb will come in down the order, having batted at number 6 in the Abu Dhabi matches.

Her international call-up follows a successful Academy tour earlier this year to Sri Lanka, when she made 85 off 80 balls in a one-day game versus Sri Lanka A and 45 off 29 balls in a T20 against Australia’s Shooting Stars.

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4 thoughts on “NEWS: Emma Lamb Called Up To England Squad

  1. Great news, we had to try some new batters at some stage! Is there any way we can follow the series other than on a live scorecard etc?

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  2. Shrubsole and Ecclestone unavailable and we select a batsman – message perhaps in there about where Robinson’s concerns lie.

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