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Heather Knight's century led her team to the win. Photo: Getty Images
Heather Knight's century led her team to the win. Photo: Getty Images

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Heather Knight century takes England Women to series win

England Women 245-7 beat New Zealand Women 244-8 by three wickets

Heather Knight scored a superb century to take England Women to a record chase in the fourth Royal London International and a series win.

Knight's second ODI ton took her team past New Zealand's 244-8 to go 3-1 up in the Royal London Series, victory secured in the final over for the second time this summer.

The final game of the series will be played at Canterbury on Sunday.

Please click here to download a virtual media conference with Heather Knight available for immediate use (Please credit ECB).

Royal London Series

Thursday September 16: 1st match of the Royal London Series, Royal London X Ace One Day International. England v New Zealand (Bristol County Ground). England won by 30 runs.

Sunday September 19: 2nd match of the Royal London Series. England v New Zealand (New Road, Worcester). England won by 13 runs (DLS).

Tuesday September 21: 3rd match of the Royal London Series. England v New Zealand (The Uptonsteel County Ground, Leicester). New Zealand won by three wickets.

Thursday September 23: 4th match of the Royal London Series. England v New Zealand (The Incora County Ground, Derby). England won by three wickets.

Sunday September 26: 5th match of the Royal London Series. England v New Zealand (The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury)

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