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Australia Women’s Tri-series Match-2:Australia vs England,Heather Knight steals victory in super over

Match 2:Australia vs England
Venue   :Manuka Oval, Canberra

Australia women’s Tri series,England mark their first win by beating Australia in a super over match. After the England lost their first match against India they step into the second match seeking for a maiden win.

Heather Knight- saves England

In this match England slipped to 3 for 39 runs in nine overs that makes England to struggle in starting. Top order players  Amy Jones(10) Danni Wyatt(17) and Natalie Sciver(4) make way back to pavilliion within first 10 overs. After the first three wicket down,the unstoppable Heather Knight get back the England into game. Heather Knight join hands with Fran Wilson who is also a team mate from Western Storm. Then this duo added 115 runs where Knight hit a half-century with just 36 balls. Wilson’s unbeaten 28 off 39 balls makes England to score 156 in 20 overs.

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Australia women’s Triseries Australia vs England Knight’s performance leads to win
Australia struggled to Tie the match

With a target of 156 Australia get into their first game. Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney starts their batting where Healy aggressively stirkes 2 fours in the first over. But soon return to the hut in very next over. Ashleigh Gardener score 16 off 20 returns to pavilion after giving a catch to Knight out side the circle. Then Mooney with her power pack performance of 65 from 45 balls shift the Australia towards the target. Annabel Sutherland accompanied with Delissa Kimmince leads the team where she added 17 off just 8 balls to tie the match.

Super over 

The Australian’s fight in the last over leads to the super over match. Where the Australia made 8 runs in that over, England beats them in-ease and registered their first win in this series.

Player of the match

Heather Knight who scored 78 runs off 45 balls with 8×4 , 3×6 awarded the player of the match. Which is the second successive award for her in this series after the match against Indian women team.

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