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AUS W vs ENG W: Amazing by Heather Knight, equals 11-year-old record by scoring a Test century in Australia

In the only Test being played between the women’s teams of England and Australia, the distance is still 102 runs. To reduce this gap, it is necessary for Heather Knight to stand on the wicket in the third day’s play.

Heather Knight’s first Test century as captain (Photo: Twitter)

Australia and England (Australia vs England) again in the middle of the Ashes (Ashes) The battle continues. But this time the match is between the women cricketers of both the countries. However, like in the men’s team, England’s batting here too was played by its captain Heather Knight. (Heather Knight) was seen revolving around. By the end of the second day’s play, England scored 235 for 8, with Heather Knight’s lone unbeaten 127 runs. England’s team is still 102 runs behind Australia in the first innings. Australia declared its first innings at 337 for 9.

England’s first innings in the only Test being played against Australia did not start well. Within 50 runs, his top 3 batsmen returned to the pavilion. But Captain Heather Knight stood holding one end. She was seen single-handedly taking on the Australian bowling. As a result, it happened that when the second day’s play was over, she had written the script for an amazing century.

Amazing behind England captain’s century

Heather Knight scored 127 runs at the end of the day’s play in 249 balls with the help of 13 fours and 1 six. This was the second century of his Test career. With this century, she became the second player for England to score a Test century in Australia. Before him, Charlotte Edwards scored a century in the Test played in Australia in January 2011. Knight has now equaled that record.

First Test century as England captain

Heather Knight’s century in Tests against Australia is also the first century for England as captain. In this way she has joined the club of Mignon du Preez among the current women cricketers. Preez scored a century as a captain in the Test played against India in the year 2014. Preez then played an innings of 102 runs.

Night’s play required on the third day

In the only Test being played between the women’s teams of England and Australia, the distance is still 102 runs. To reduce this gap, it is necessary for Heather Knight to stand on the wicket in the third day’s play. Also, other players will also have to avoid losing wickets. The longer Heather Knight plays on the third day, the more it will benefit the England team.

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