Daily Mail UK – Matt Renshaw will captain an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI to face England in the visitors’ only warm-up match ahead of this month’s one-day series.

Summary

  • Matt Renshaw will captain an inexperienced Cricket Australia XI to face England in the visitors’ only warm-up match ahead of this month’s one-day series.
  • Renshaw is the only player with senior international experience named in the typically inexperienced side, while fringe Australian quick Chadd Sayers will also play at Sydney’s Drummoyne Oval next Thursday.
  • “This is a quality opportunity for all players involved, and hopefully this side will give England a good test ahead of the series against Australia.”
  • The inexperienced squad follows on from England’s three warm-up matches before the Ashes, against youthful Western Australian and CA XIs.
  • England captain Trevor Bayliss made a point of the matter after their last warm-up match in Townsville, and fielded a virtual second string side for their fourth tour match against another CA XI between the second and third Tests.


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