CT2017: England opt to field against Australia

Sat, Jun 10, 2017 02:36 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Australia vs England
June 10 (CRICKETNMORE) - England Captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to field against Australia in a Group A match of Champions Trophy at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Saturday. England have already qualified for the semi-final while Australia have to win this match to reserve their birth in semis.

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Pitch report by Michael Atherton

Because of the overcast conditions and the moisture, the groundsmen has cut down the grass. The surface does feel very hard but because of the conditions, the captains could look to bowl first. The spinners might get a bit of purchase because it is very, very dry.

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Playing XI


David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith(c), Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa


Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball

Australia vs England (Scorecard)



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