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England women's coach Lisa Keightley says she's 'planning for the final' as squad bid to become double world champions at Twenty20 World Cup England are ranked second in the world ahead of Twenty20 World Cup opener  Lisa Keightley will be under pressure to repeat 50-over World Cup success  Keightley says England are 'excited' after enjoying the perfect preparation 

By Paul Newman for the Daily Mail

Published: 21:05 GMT, 21 February 2020 | Updated: 21:05 GMT, 21 February 2020

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England begin their attempt to become double women's world champions on Saturday with new coach Lisa Keightley declaring they are 'planning for the final'.

South Africa are the opposition at the WACA in Perth for England's opening match of the women's Twenty20 World Cup, where they will try to prove they are the equals of favourites Australia and opening-day winners India.

It was after their comprehensive Ashes defeat last summer that England sacked Mark Robinson — the coach who led them to the 50-over World Cup in 2017 — and replaced him with former Australia international Keightley. Now Keightley will be under immediate pressure to prove she can inspire the No 2-ranked England side.

England women's coach Lisa Keightley says she's 'excited' ahead of Twenty20 World Cup

England women's coach Lisa Keightley says she's

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