Northern Diamonds have introduced former England Test wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor out of retirement as cowl for worldwide obligation and damage.
The 32-year-old is already contracted to play for Welsh Fire in The Hundred competitors, and can use her spell with the Diamonds to sharpen up.
Lauren Winfield-Hill is away with the England Test workforce whereas Bess Heath is injured.
Taylor, who performed for England throughout all codecs, retired in September 2019.
She is ready to make her comeback for Diamonds in Saturday’s Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy sport towards South East Stars at Emerald Headingley.
“We asked Sarah: ‘Do you want some pre-Hundred games to help you and us given the situation we’re in?’,” Diamonds director of cricket James Carr mentioned. “Clearly, it’s very beneficial for both parties.
“It’s an open association for the time being. It’s undoubtedly masking the video games pre the Hundred [teams play in the regional T20 competition after Saturday].
“Sarah is the best wicketkeeper available to us at this moment, and she has got the bug back and wants to be involved. That is great.”