Somerset and Western Storm bowler Lauren Filer has been named in the England Women IT20 and ODI squads for the forthcoming tour to New Zealand.

England will play five IT20s and three ODIs across March and April.

Lauren, who represented Weston-super-Mare CC as a youth, made her England debut last year, featuring in two Tests and three ODIs.

She claimed 12 wickets across the formats with a best of three for 27 against Sri Lanka in the ODIs where she was named Player of the Series.

She is joined in the squad by Western Storm teammates Dani Gibson and Heather Knight, who will captain the teams.

Hollie Armitage and Linsey Smith are named in the IT20 squad for the opening three matches.

England Women Head Coach, Jon Lewis said: “We are really looking forward to the upcoming IT20 and ODI series’ in New Zealand.

“This tour is another important step in our build-up to the IT20 World Cup in Bangladesh later this year."