Moeen Ali to lead England XI in warm-up against Australia XI
London Dec 7 (IANS) All-rounder Moeen Ali will lead the 12-man England XI squad against Australia XI in a two-day warm-up match starting on December 9.
Australia will host England in the warm-up contest from December 9 to 10 at the Richardson Park in Perth.
"Ali is the only player from the 11 that played against Australia in Adelaide to feature in the match " the England Cricket Board said in a statement on Thursday.
"He is joined in the 12-man squad with the five players that did not play in Adelaide plus six players from the England Lions (Ben Duckett Keaton Jennings Dan Lawrence Jack Leach Liam Livingstone and Mark Wood) who are now based in Perth at a training camp."
England XI: Moeen Ali (captain) Jake Ball Gary Ballance Mason Crane Tom Curran Ben Duckett Ben Foakes (wicket-keeper) Keaton Jennings Dan Lawrence Jack Leach Liam Livingstone Mark Wood.