Australia A tour of England 2012

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Introducing Australia AA

Cricket Australia has fielded two Australia A sides in the same week, including one player who was sent home from the first tour because of injury, only to play for the other squad back in Australia

England Lions v Australia A, Edgbaston, 4th day

Paine opens up on mental battle

Tim Paine looked destined to be Australia's future wicketkeeper, but now he is just grateful to be playing any cricket after a serious finger injury which put his career in doubt

England Lions v Australia A, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Kieswetter ton resurrects Lions

Is there a cleaner striker of a ball in English cricket than Craig Kieswetter? Those who watched him make 112 not out on the second day of the England Lions game against Australia A at Edgbaston might find it hard to believe so.


Australia A in England unofficial Test Series, 2012

Australia A tour of England, Jul-Aug 2012

Mitchell Johnson after taking a wicket
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Eoin Morgan made a half-century batting at No. 3
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Jackson Bird sees a chance go begging
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There were wickets as well as occasional frustration for Mitchell Johnson
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Nick Compton drives during his innings of 46
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Joe Root walks off after being dismissed
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Wayne Madsen (c) Wes Durston
Mark Footitt Richard Johnson (wk)
Usman Khawaja Matt Lineker
Tony Palladino Dan Redfern
Mark Turner David Wainwright
Ross Whiteley
Tour Results
Eng Lions v Australia A at Birmingham - Aug 14-17, 2012
Match drawn
Eng Lions v Australia A at Manchester - Aug 7-10, 2012
Match drawn
Durham v Australia A at Chester-le-Street - Aug 1-3, 2012
Durham won by 19 runs
Derbyshire v Australia A at Derby - Jul 27-29, 2012
Match drawn
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