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Australia vs England, World Cup 2019 warm-up match: Live blog

Fox Sports Australia – The disgraced batsmen, who served year-long bans for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal, are set to face tournament hosts England in a World Cup warm-up match in Southampton on Saturday, starting 7.30pm (EDT).

Summary

  • The disgraced batsmen, who served year-long bans for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal, are set to face tournament hosts England in a World Cup warm-up match in Southampton on Saturday, starting 7.30pm (EDT).
  • “I’d be disappointed if the England crowd weren’t involved in the game,” he told reporters at Southampton on Friday.
  • “One of the pleasures I had in my career was the theatre of touring to England and when the Barmy Army (England fans) come out to Australia and what it brings to the game.”
  • But with the World Cup starting next week and an Ashes series in England to follow, spectators may well be more vocal before Australia’s tour is finished.
  • “All anyone wants is a fair contest and I think every time Australia play England, we all know we’re going to get one hell of a great.”


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