Moeen Ali to lead new-look England in Perth warm-up game

Moeen Ali has been handed the responsibility of leading England against Cricket Australia XI
Moeen Ali has been handed the responsibility of leading England against Cricket Australia XI
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England have named all-rounder Moeen Ali as the captain for the upcoming two-day warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI to be played at Richardson Park in Perth this weekend.

The 30-year-old will be the only player to feature in the game from the England XI that played in the recently concluded day-night Adelaide Test which the visitors went on to lose by 120 runs and will be joined by Gary Ballance, Ben Foakes, Mason Crane, Tom Curran and Jake Ball.

Also included in the squad are six members from England Lions squad including Mark Wood and Ben Duckett, who are currently in Perth for a training camp.

England are currently 0-2 down in the ongoing Ashes series following defeats in Brisbane and Adelaide and will take on Australia at WACA in the third Test that kicks-off on 14th December.

England 12-man squad for Perth warm-up game:

Moeen Ali (captain), Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Mason Crane, Tom Curran, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes (wk), Keaton Jennings, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Mark Wood.

Cricket Australia XI squad:

Gabe Bell, Alex Bevilaqua, Nick Buchanan, Michael Cormack, Travis Dean, Jake Doran, Sam Harper, Clint Hinchliffe, Jackson Koop, Josh Philippe, Jake Winter, Mac Wright.

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