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Beth Mooney and Annabel Sutherland Speak After Loss

Australia has lost its opening match of the CommBank T20 INTL Tri-Series at Manuka Oval, with England sneaking home in a Super Over.

Chasing England's 4-156, Australia was staring down the barrel of a loss with the score 7-117 after 17 overs needing another 40 runs to claim victory.

Opener Beth Mooney played a relatively lone hand with 65 off 45 balls, before debutante Annabel Sutherland led a late fightback.

Sutherland's unbeaten 22 off 11 balls was instrumental in Australia leveling the scores and sending the match to a Super Over.

Australia sent Alyssa Healy (2*) and Ashleigh Gardner (5*) out for the Super Over, with the pair scoring eight runs between them.

Perry took the ball for the Super Over but couldn't stop England captain Heather Knight who saw her side home with nine runs off three balls.

Knight posted a half-century earlier in the day during England's batting innings, with Perry conceding just nine runs off her four overs.

Australia CommBank T20 Tri-Series and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup squad
Meg Lanning – captain (Victoria)
Rachael Haynes – vice-captain (New South Wales)
Erin Burns (New South Wales)
Nicola Carey (Tasmania)
Ashleigh Gardner (New South Wales)
Alyssa Healy (New South Wales)
Jess Jonassen (Queensland)
Delissa Kimmince (Queensland)
Sophie Molineux (Victoria)
Beth Mooney (Queensland)
Ellyse Perry (Victoria)
Megan Schutt (South Australia)
Annabel Sutherland (Victoria)
Tayla Vlaeminck (Victoria)
Georgia Wareham (Victoria)

CommBank T20 INTL Tri-Series
February 1 – vs England, Manuka Oval (2pm AEDT) - ENG won in a Super Over
February 2 – vs India, Manuka Oval (2pm AEDT)
February 8 – vs India, Junction Oval (12:10pm AEDT)
February 9 – vs England, Junction Oval (2.10pm AEDT)

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Warm-Up
February 15 – vs West Indies, Allan Border Field (3pm AEDT)
February 18 – vs South Africa, Karen Rolton Oval (11am AEDT)

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup
February 21 – vs India, Sydney Showground (7pm AEDT)
February 24 – vs Sri Lanka, WACA Ground (6pm AEDT)
February 27 – vs Bangladesh, Manuka Oval (7pm AEDT)
March 2 – vs New Zealand, Junction Oval (3pm AEDT)
March 5 – Semi-Final 1, SCG (3pm AEDT)
March 5 – Semi-Final 2, SCG (7pm AEDT)
March 8 – Final, MCG (6pm AEDT)

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