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England's Moeen, Finn out of tour opener against Western Australia

Friday, November 03, 2017 - 00:59

England pace bowler Steven Finn and all-rounder Moeen Ali will miss the two-day warm-up match against a Western Australia XI starting in Perth this weekend

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SHOWS: PERTH, AUSTRALIA (NOVEMBER 3, 2017) (AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION - Broadcasters: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA Digital: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA .COM.AU INTERNET SITES / ANY INTERNET SITE OF ANY AUSTRALIAN BASED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS OR MOBILE PLATFORMS / AUSTRALIAN NVO CLIENTS / SMH.COM.AU / NEWS.COM.AU) 1. ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM TRAINING PERTH, AUSTRALIA (NOVEMBER 3, 2017) (NINE NETWORK - Broadcasters: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND / PAPUA NEW GUINEA Digital: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, PAPUA NEW GUINEA-BASED INTERNET SITES, MOBILE PLATFORMS OR SITES OF MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS BASED IN THOSE COUNTRIES, NVO CLIENTS/ SMH.COM.AU/NEWS.COM.AU) 2. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ENGLISH CRICKET CAPTAIN JOE ROOT, TALKING ABOUT INJURIES TO STEVEN FINN AND MOEEN ALI, SAYING: "Yeah, they're going for scans early afternoon and we'll found out more, later this evening. As a result of that, they're both going to miss out on this first warm up game. I can't really tell you too much more, until we hear back from the specialist on that. Hopefully it's not too serious and they'll be back playing soon." PERTH, AUSTRALIA (NOVEMBER 3, 2017) (AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION - Broadcasters: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA Digital: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA .COM.AU INTERNET SITES / ANY INTERNET SITE OF ANY AUSTRALIAN BASED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS OR MOBILE PLATFORMS / AUSTRALIAN NVO CLIENTS / SMH.COM.AU / NEWS.COM.AU) 3. ENGLAND CRICKET PLAYER MOEEN ALI SWINGING BAT 4. VARIOUS ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM TRAINING STORY: England cricket captain Joe Root said on Friday (November 3) that pace bowler Steven Finn and all-rounder Moeen Ali will miss the two-day warm-up match against a Western Australia XI starting in Perth this weekend. Finn, who replaced all-rounder Ben Stokes in the touring squad, injured his left knee while batting during Thursday's session in Perth, while 30-year-old Moeen skipped practice due to a sore left side. Both players will undergo scans later on Friday to discover the extent of their injuries ahead of the five match Ashes test series, which starts on November 23 in Brisbane.

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England's Moeen, Finn out of tour opener against Western Australia

Friday, November 03, 2017 - 00:59