Women's Ashes 2014: Heather Knight scores 123 in warm-up

Heather Knight v Australia A

Heather Knight scored an unbeaten 123 in England's warm-up match in Perth ahead of the Women's Ashes series, which starts on Friday.

Knight struck 20 fours in 174 balls before retiring as England closed on 362-7 on the first day of their two-day game against Australia A.

Charlotte Edwards' side won the toss and elected to bat at Floreat Oval.

Edwards scored 77 in a first-wicket partnership of 135 with Knight while Lydia Greenway also made 76.

England start the defence of their Ashes crown at the Waca in Perth on Friday in the only Test match of

The four-day Test is then followed by three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 games.

Six points are awarded for a Test win and two points for each ODI and T20 victory. England won

England women squad:

Charlotte Edwards (Captain), Arran Brindle, Katherine Brunt, Kate Cross (Test and ODI only), Natasha Farrant (T20 only), Georgia Elwiss, Lydia Greenway, Jenny Gunn, Danielle Hazell, Amy Jones, Heather Knight, Natalie Sciver, Anya Shrubsole, Sarah Taylor, Lauren Winfield, Danielle Wyatt.

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