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Australia v England: Heather Knight leads side to victory


T20 tri-series, Manuka Oval, Canberra
England 156-4 (20 overs): Knight 78, Wilson 39*, Perry 1-9
Australia 156-8 (20 overs): Mooney 65, Sciver 3-23, Glenn 3-28
England win on a super over
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Heather Knight starred as England beat Australia in a super over to get their first victory of the T20 tri-series.

The England captain scored a career-best 78 to help her side to 156-4, only for some late hitting to get Australia to the same score after 20 overs.

After the hosts had scored 8-0 in the super over, Knight hit two boundaries as England won with two balls to spare.

England return to action against India on Friday (03:10 GMT).

Before that, however, Australia will face India (Sunday, 03:00), who beat England in the opening game of the tournament on Friday.

More to follow.



Article courtesy of BBC Sport
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