Australia on top in women’s Ashes

CRICKET: Opener Heather Knight scored an unbeaten 85, but England struggled on the second day of the women’s Ashes Test at Wormsley. Australia resumed on 243-3 and declared shortly before lunch on 331-6 after Alex Blackwell was dismissed on 54. England closed, in reply, on 172-6 with Knight spearheading the resistance.