Batter Tammy Beaumont has urged England to “get back to winning ways” as they put together for his or her first ODI contest towards Sri Lanka.
The guests secured a historic win the primary leg of their tour, taking the T20 sequence at Derby on Thursday.
Chamari Athapaththu took three wickets for 21 runs as England have been all out for 116 and the captain went on to smash 44 to steer her facet to a 2-1 sequence victory.
The win was Sri Lanka’s first-ever white-ball sequence win towards England and Beaumont admitted it was a “tough series” for her teammates.
“It was a tough series for the girls, probably not what they were expecting,” Beaumont instructed Sky Sports News.
“All credit to Sri Lanka, they have come over and played really well so far. The young players in the squad will certainly learn a lot and hopefully learn quickly and take it into tomorrow’s game.”
Having not featured within the T20s, opener Beaumont makes her return to the ODI squad forward of the primary 50-over conflict going down on the Seat Unique Riverside in Chester-le-Street on Saturday earlier than video games going down at Northampton and Leicester subsequent week.
The T20 contests noticed loads of new faces given a chance to play, together with Mahika Gaur and Maia Bouchier, one thing which England coach Jon Lewis described as a “valuable exercise”.
Beaumont’s return to the squad comes off the again of a profitable Ashes, the place she scored a double ton within the Test match earlier than contributing with the bat within the ODIs.
The upcoming sequence sees skilled head Nat Sciver-Brunt return to the fold and Beaumont hopes expertise will assist England throughout the 50-over video games.
“We have got myself, Emma Lamb and Nat Sciver-Brunt coming back into the squad,” she added.
“We are just desperate to bring a lot of energy to the group and hopefully some experience, with myself and Nat in particular.
“We want to get back to winning ways quickly and hopefully have a successful series against Sri Lanka.”