Katherine Brunt is set to play in the first women’s cricket match on UK free-to-air TV since 1993.

England’s Twenty20 International with the West Indies is due to be broadcast live on BBC Two tomorrow from 1pm. 

In the first match on Monday, Brunt was out for a duck in England’s 163 but conceded just eight runs off her four overs as the West Indies fell 47 short.  They also won by 47 runs in the second game on Wednesday as Brunt made 18 off 14 balls in England’s 151 then took one for eight off three overs.  

The 35-year-old from Dodworth is 12th  overall in the all-time standings for Twenty20 wickets, and third in England’s.  She is also England’s all-time top wicket-taker in One Day Internationals. 

All the games are being played at the County Ground in Derby and all are televised by Sky Sports.  After tomorrow’s game, the series concludes on Monday and Wednesday. 

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Brunt had not played international cricket since the World Twenty20 in March, in which England were controversially knocked out at the semi-final stage as the fixture was rained off and their opponents India had won more games in the tournament.  She played two matches for Yorkshire Diamonds last month in the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy.