Captain Heather Knight becomes initial English cricketer to rack up a century in Examination, ODI and also Twenty20 suits

Heather Knight ended up being the first English player, man or female, to make hundreds in Examination, one-day global as well as Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday when she powered England to an emphatic World Cup success over Thailand.

The England captain’s 108 off 69 rounds moved her side to 176 for two in their 2nd team game in Canberra despite the loss of openers Amy Jones and Danni Wyatt for ducks. The 169 Knight put on with Nat Sciver was the highest collaboration in women’s Twenty20 cricket for England.

Shock qualifiers Thailand might just make 78 for 7 in reply, with Anya Shrubsole taking three for 21, handing England a 98-run win that obtains their campaign back on track after loss by South Africa.
Pakistan after that distressed West Indies on Wednesday, throwing Team B wide open as well as leaving England needing to defeat both sides in their staying matches to make sure of getting to the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, England paceman Stuart Broad has authorized a brand-new two-year contract at Nottinghamshire.

Nottingham-born Broad, 33, England’s second greatest Test wicket-taker with 485, has actually spent 12 periods at Trent Bridge.

He stated: ‘I certainly can not envisage betting any other region.’

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