Women's Ashes Test : Knight unbeaten century keeps England in the hunt in Canberra
Heather Knight scored a magnificent unbeaten 127 as England Women ended day two of the Commonwealth Bank Women's Ashes Test 102 runs behind Australia.
Australia Women 337/9d (104.1 ov)
England Women *235/8 (87 ov)
Day Break : Day 2 England Women trail by 102 runs.
The captain's second Test hundred - and her ninth-wicket partnership of 66 with Sophie Ecclestone - kept England in the game ahead of day three.
Earlier, Katherine Brunt had taken her third five-wicket haul in Test matches, recording figures of 5-60.
Ausralia 1st Innings - Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Alyssa Healy - 2.5 ov), 2-4 (Beth Mooney - 3.2 ov), 3-43 (Ellyse Perry - 14.5 ov), 4-212 (Meg Lanning - 65.4 ov), 5-212 (Rachael Haynes - 66.1 ov), 6-296 (Ashleigh Gardner - 88.3 ov), 7-327 (Tahlia McGrath - 96.6 ov), 8-328 (Annabel Sutherland - 100.1 ov), 9-337 (Jess Jonassen - 104.1 ov)
England 1st Innings -Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Lauren Winfield - 2.1 ov), 2-23 (Tammy Beaumont - 11.1 ov), 3-46 (Natalie Sciver - 24.6 ov), 4-79 (Sophia Dunkley - 35.6 ov), 5-118 (Amy Jones - 44.5 ov), 6-120 (Katherine Brunt - 47.4 ov), 7-150 (Charlie Dean - 60.2 ov), 8-169 (Anya Shrubsole - 66.3 ov)
Australia - Darcie Brown, Stella Campbell, Nicola Carey, Hannah Darlington, Ashleigh Gardner, Rachael Haynes (VC), Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Alana King, Meg Lanning (C), Tahlia McGrath, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Annabel Sutherland
England - Heather Knight (c) Tammy Beaumont, Maia Bouchier, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross, Freya Davies, Charlie Dean, Sophia Dunkley, Sophie Ecclestone, Tash Farrant, Sarah Glenn, Amy Jones, Nat Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Mady Villiers, Lauren Winfield-Hill, Danni Wyatt
Date - 2022-01-26 23:00:00
Venue - Manuka Oval, Canberra, Canberra
Toss - England Women won the toss and elected to bowl
Umpires - Eloise Sheridan and Michael Graham-Smith
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