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The Ashes: England apply indoors as hazard of enjoying 1st Test with out warm-up looms amid stormy climate

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The Ashes: Persistent rain and storms restricted play on Tuesday and ensured no play was doable on Wednesday or Thursday between England and the England Lions at Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane’s bayside suburbs. England’s apply has been hampered by the stormy climate in Brisbane. (Courtesy of ECB)HIGHLIGHTSEngland’s Ashes preparations have been hampered by stormy climate in Brisbanehere’s the prospect that England’s star gamers Joe Root and Ben Stokes might begin the primary check with none match applyThe moist climate might additionally have an effect on Australia’s preparationsThe England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) posted a photograph on Thursday of the workforce practising indoors in Brisbane amid stormy climate within the Australian metropolis. England’s preparation of the Ashes has been hampered by the climate with the primary of the warm-up matches between them and England Lions being washed out.

Persistent rain and storms restricted play on Tuesday and ensured no play was doable on Wednesday or Thursday between England and the England Lions at Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane’s bayside suburbs.With extra rain on the forecast for early subsequent week, there’s the prospect that England’s star gamers Joe Root and Ben Stokes might begin the primary Test with none apply in match circumstances. Stokes particularly is desperately missing match apply, having not performed any type of cricket since July. He final performed a Test in March.The moist climate might additionally have an effect on Australia’s preparations, with a three-day intra-squad match scheduled for Peter Burge Oval from subsequent Wednesday set to find out the ultimate make-up of the house facet for the Gabba Test.The Australians are coming off a victory within the Twenty20 World Cup however have had restricted preparation for long-form cricket and are unsure over who will lead the Test workforce. Captain Tim Paine give up final week after particulars have been printed of a text-message scandal from 4 years in the past. His substitute is ready to be introduced later this week.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.