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Seamers set up 192-run win for England in tour match against Cricket Australia XI

by Saurabh Sharma Nov 11, 2017 • 23:30 PM

Adelaide, Nov 11 (CRICKETNMORE):  England's seamers fine-tuned their skills ahead of the first Ashes Test by handing the tourists a 192-run win over a Cricket Australia XI in a four-day day-night tour game at the Adelaide Oval here on Saturday.

Set 269 to win, the home side was bowled out for 75 early on the final day. 

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The CA XI resumed at 70/7 but lost their last three wickets in 30 minutes. Pacemen Chris Woakes (4-17), Craig Overton (3-15) and James Anderson (3-12) shared the spoils.

England play the CA XI in another four-day tour game in Townsville starting Wednesday. 

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The tourists have drafted uncapped left-arm pacer Geroge Garton into their squad for that game, with paceman Jake Ball straining ligaments in his right ankle while bowling on Thursday.

Brief Scores: England 1st innings: 293 (Dawid Malan 63, Mark Stoneman 61, Daniel Fallins 5-73) and 2nd innings: 207 (Jonny Bairstow 61 not out, Mark Stoneman 51, Simon Milenko 5-34) beat Cricket Australia XI 1st innings: 233 (Tim Paine 52, Mason Crane 3-78, James Anderson 2-30) and 2nd innings: 75 (Chris Woakes 4-17, Anderson 3-12, Overton 3-15) by 192 runs.