England v Australia: Cricket World Cup warmup – live!

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Hello and welcome to live coverage of the World Cup warm-up between England and Australia at the Ageas Bowl. The recent form of both teams is such that they might need to warm down rather than up, lest they burn this goddamn house right down before the World Cup has even started. But this game has been scheduled for months and the culture of our times dictates that you can’t cancel a match for no reason at 24 hours’ notice, so here we are.

I have a confession to make:

I shot the deputy an’ all
I’ve never watched a World Cup warm-up game, so I’ve no idea what level of intensity to expect. It’s not an official ODI; it’s not even a List A game. But it’s England v Australia, so that counts for something.

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Written by Rob Smyth (now) and Will Unwin (later)
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2019/may/25/england-v-australia-cricket-world-cup-warmup-live under the title “England v Australia: Cricket World Cup warmup – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.