The summer of cricket isn’t over yet!
England take on the West Indies in five T20s over the next week and every single game will be free to watch on YouTube as September is Women’s Big Cricket Month.
Heather Knight’s side have had to wait a long time to return to action but the arrival of the Windies means they’re set to get back in the middle.
The five-match T20 series will be played behind closed doors in a bio-bubble at Derbyshire’s Incora County Ground and every single game will be free to watch on the Sky Sports YouTube channel.
That’s because September is Women’s Big Cricket Month, which has been adopted by the ECB as they look to put a spotlight on stories in the women’s game and encourage more women and girls to play, watch or attend cricket over the next year.
England’s series opener, which will be the first Women’s international cricket match played since the beginning of the global pandemic, gets underway at 6pm tonight.
Knight’s side have not played a competitive match since they were eliminated from the T20 World Cup in frustrating circumstances back in March, with India progressing to the final after the semi-final between the two sides was rained off.
With that in mind, England will be raring to go when they return to action over the next week and as part of Women’s Big Cricket Month the Sky Sports coverage will be free to watch on their YouTube channel.
The final weekend of September looks set to be the perfect way to cap off the month as England will play the West Indies live on the BBC on Saturday and then the Rachel Heyhoe-Flint Trophy will be broadcast live on Sky Sports on Sunday.
All in all, we’ve got a fantastic week of cricket ahead of us and best of all, it’s free for everyone to watch!