2nd Match, Canberra, Feb 1 2020, Australia Tri-Nation Women's T20 Series
(20 ov, target 157)156/8
Match tied (ENG Women won the one-over eliminator)
Player Of The Match
78 (45)
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• The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Sophie Ecclestone and Heather Knight seal Super Over victory for England

Debutant Annabel Sutherland pulled Australia level across 20 overs after Sarah Glenn had made England favourites

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Scorecard summary
England Women156/4(20 overs)
Australia Women156/8(20 overs)

England get a win after losing their first match yesterday. Great performance from Heather Knight who is Player of the Match for her career-best innings that rescued England early and then she did it again in the super over, besting Ellyse Perry with two powerful strikes. Australia looked rusty and have work to do ahead of their clash with India tomorrow.

Justin: "So why didn't Kimmince and Sutherland not continue??"

Rohit Verma: "Did Gardner not try to steal another run on a bit of overthrow on the last ball? Saving wicket for nothing??"

Thanks for your company from Canberra.

Perry to Knight, FOUR runs

lofted over mid off! England win! A length ball, Knight backs away and lofts this powerfully over mid off who is up in the circle!

Perry to Knight, FOUR runs

pulled wide of fine leg off the top edge! A short ball outside off, she stepped outside off and pulled it fine of the top edge and it beats Kimmince on the rope!

Perry to Wyatt, 1 run

112kph, yorker on off, she backs away and squeezes this out to mid off for a single

Perry to Knight, 1 run

full on off, she backs away and drags a drive to long on, they push for two but only get one

Knight is on strike.

Meg Lanning is not on the field for the super over. She must be injured. Not sure what then issue is. Rachael Haynes is captaining. Ellyse Perry will bowl the over. Heather Knight is the form player for England and will bat alongside Dani Wyatt.

AUS-W: 8/0CRR: 8.00 

Just 8 runs off the over. Superb bowling from Ecclestone and probably deserved at least one wicket. England need 9 runs to win.

Ecclestone to Gardner, 1 run

yorker length, she digs this out to cover and they get a single only

Ecclestone to Gardner, no run

very full, drilled back at Ecclestone who makes an amazing stop! A dot ball. Brilliant fielding with the left hand

Ecclestone to Gardner, FOUR runs

top edge runs fine of third man! A length ball spinning away, she swings hard, gets a top edge that flies fine of third man and Glenn can't haul it in!

Ecclestone to Healy, 1 leg bye

slower and wider, her attempted sweep misses and she's taken on the body, they run a leg bye

Ecclestone to Healy, 2 runs

advances and slices a top edge high over backward point and they get back for two

Ecclestone to Healy, no run

appeal for stumping! It goes upstairs to the TV umpire. She advances to a length ball and tries to slog sweep but plays over the top of it. Jones takes it and whips the bails off but Healy got her bat back down just in her follow through and it's not out

Sophie Ecclestone will bowl again for England. Healy on strike.

Australia will bat first in the Super Over. Ash Gardner and Alyssa Healy will open for Australia. Odd move. Gardner faced 13 dots in 20 balls today.

end of over 2011 runs
AUS-W: 156/8CRR: 7.80 
Delissa Kimmince15 (6)
Annabel Sutherland22 (11)
Sophie Ecclestone 4-0-26-1
Nat Sciver 4-0-23-3

Tied game. A super over is coming up! Extraordinary finish. Great batting from Sutherland and Kimmince when the game looked gone. Super Over coming up. Australia will keep batting. Who do they send out?

Ecclestone to Kimmince, 2 runs

tossed up, she skips down and heaves this wide of long on into the gap and they get back for two!

3 off 1 for Kimmince. 2 for a Super Over

Ecclestone to Sutherland, 1 run

tossed up, she stays leg side and slices a drive behind point but can't beat the fielder

4 off 2

Ecclestone to Kimmince, 1 run

full toss, she advances and mistimes to long on for just one

Ecclestone to Kimmince, FOUR runs

drifting into leg, she steps outside leg and lifts this up and over short fine! Skilful batting and smart thinking to go inside the line and over fine leg

Ecclestone to Kimmince, 2 runs

advances and lofts this miles in the air but straight up, long on runs in but it lands just outside the circle and they get two!

Ecclestone to Sutherland, 1 run

advances to a good length and drives hard along the ground to long off

12 off 6. The spin of Sophie Ecclestone to finish.

end of over 1911 runs • 1 wicket
AUS-W: 145/8CRR: 7.63 RRR: 12.00
Delissa Kimmince6 (2)
Annabel Sutherland20 (9)
Nat Sciver 4-0-23-3
Katherine Brunt 4-0-47-0
Sciver to Kimmince, SIX runs

launched over deep square! 83kph, length slower ball on leg, she spotted the slower ball, picked it up and deposited over square leg and cleared the rope!

Sciver to Kimmince, no run

slower ball, good length, she pushes back to the bowler

Sciver to Wareham, OUT

clean bowled! Full and straight, Wareham missed and Sciver hit! It was a hittable length but Wareham tried to go too square over the leg side and it went through the gate to clatter into middle

Georgia Wareham b Sciver 6 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120
Sciver to Sutherland, 1 run

106kph, half volley outside off, she drives hard to long off

Sciver to Sutherland, FOUR runs

slower ball but wide, she's advancing but stands up and cuts hard through point!

Sciver to Sutherland, no run

full outside off, almost a yorker, she gives room but mistimes to cover

end of over 1817 runs
AUS-W: 134/7CRR: 7.44 RRR: 11.50
Georgia Wareham6 (4)
Annabel Sutherland15 (6)
Katherine Brunt 4-0-47-0
Nat Sciver 3-0-12-2
Brunt to Wareham, no run

slower ball yorker hits her on the toe outside leg

Long off back now

Brunt to Wareham, FOUR runs

slower ball, she picks it and drives wide of mid off! That was full outside off, Wareham waited and pounced

Brunt to Sutherland, 1 run

slower ball on leg, she lofts in the air but it's just short of Sciver coming in. She blocked it on the half volley

Brunt to Sutherland, FOUR runs

backs away and slices this off the edge over short third man! It just cleared the fielder and no one is back to cover it

Brunt to Sutherland, FOUR runs

short slower ball, she backs away and waits and slaps this over cover! Gave herself room and generated tremendous power

Brunt to Sutherland, FOUR runs

drilled straight of mid off! Good shot. Full outside off, she sets her base and lasers a drive flat straight of mid off

end of over 174 runs • 2 wickets
AUS-W: 117/7CRR: 6.88 RRR: 13.33
Georgia Wareham2 (2)
Annabel Sutherland2 (2)
Nat Sciver 3-0-12-2
Katherine Brunt 3-0-30-0
Sciver to Wareham, no run

107kph, full outside off, she nearly swings herself off her feet trying to hit out of Manuka but can't make contact

Sciver to Wareham, 2 runs

110kph angled into leg, she tucks this forward of square and they run very well for two

Match details
Manuka Oval, Canberra
TossAustralia Women, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia Tri-Nation Women's T20 Series
Player Of The Match
Heather Knight
Heather Knight
Match numberWT20I no. 832
Match days1 February 2020 - day (20-over match)
WT20I debut
Annabel Sutherland
Annabel Sutherland
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Donovan Koch
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Tony Wilds
TV Umpire
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Claire Polosak
Reserve Umpire
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Nathan Johnstone
Match Referee
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Steve Bernard
PointsEngland Women 2, Australia Women 0