England's women cricket team poised to give Test debuts to three

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England are poised to give Test debuts to three players for the first women's Test against New Zealand which starts today at Scarborough. The opening bowler Sarah Jane Cook plus the two players who have been recalled to the squad, batswoman Ruth Lupton and all-rounder Caroline Barrs, could return to strengthen the home team after the tourists' 3- 0 victory in the one-day series.

ENGLAND WOMEN'S SQUAD (First Test v New Zealand, Scarborough, starts today): K Smithies (capt, East Midlands), B Daniels (West Midlands), J Smit (East Midlands), S J Cook (Sussex), K Leng, S Metcalfe, H Plimmer, M Reynard, C Taylor (all Yorkshire), D Stock, J Godman (Thames Valley), R Lupton, C Barrs (Surrey).