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Brunt scored 43 and took 1-12. Photo: Getty Images
Brunt scored 43 and took 1-12. Photo: Getty Images

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Knight and Brunt lead England to ODI win

England Women 241 beat New Zealand 211 by 30 runs

Heather Knight and Katherine Brunt led from the front as England Women won the first Royal London x ACE One Day International against New Zealand.

The pair put on 88 for the sixth wicket, with captain Knight (89) scoring her 22nd ODI half-century and Brunt making 43, to see England reach 241.

Brunt then took up the fight with the ball, bowling four consecutive maidens in her eventual figures of 8-4-22-1. Nat Sciver, Kate Cross and Sophie Ecclestone took two wickets apiece, while debutant Charlie Dean also took a maiden international wicket.

Please click here to download a virtual media conference with Katherine Brunt 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)

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

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

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

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