Australia Still Have Plenty of Fight Left - Wade
Australian wicket-keeper Matthew Wade said his team are up for the challenge ahead of their second ICC Champions Trophy 2013 game against New Zealand.
They suffered a 48-run defeat to arch nemesis England in their first game of the campaign. Wade said: "We're sick of losing to England.
"Obviously they beat us 4-0 last time we were here, any loss hurts, but that one does hurt, we're sick of losing to them. But we'e up for the challenge, understanding we've got to win both games, and we're ready for it."
The Australian squad have to win their two remaining games to stay in the competition, looking ahead to playing New Zealand on Wednesday.
The Black Caps' campaign started with a win against Sri Lanka in Cardiff. Wade said that they are up for the fight ahead in this tough tournament:
"That's the thing with this tournament, everyone that you play is going to be really tough, New Zealand are in terrific form we understand that, so we're up for the challenge, we're ready to go, we back our team."
Wade and his team-mates have suffered a backlash from the media, being accused of a "lack of fight" in their performance against England.
The 25-year-old wicket-keeper said: "Anytime we play for Australia we're going out to do our best and try our hardest.
"So we don't feel that within our team, we're really up for it, we go out there, every time we walk on the field for Australia we're ready to win. We're up for the challenge; we've got plenty of fight in us."
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