KNIGHT IMPRESSES AS ENGLAND EASE TO WARM-UP WIN IN SRI LANKA


DEVON’S Heather Knight hit 67 before retiring as England women beat a Sri Lanka Emerging XI by 153 runs in a warm-up game in Colombo.

England were in fine form with the bat and Amy Jones (56) and Lauren Winfield (80) also hit half-centuries before retiring with the visitors making 319-7 from their 50 overs.

Captain Knight then showed her skill with the ball, taking 4-13, as England bowled the visitors out for 166.

England and Sri Lanka will start a three-game one-day series on Saturday.

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