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England Lions cricket team in Australia in 2012–13

England Lions cricket team in Australia in 2012–13
 
  Australia A England Lions
Dates 7 February 2013 – 1 March 2013
Captains Aaron Finch James Taylor
LA series
Result Australia A won the 5-match series 4–0
Most runs Aaron Finch (246) James Taylor (198)
Most wickets Alister McDermott (8) Rikki Clarke (5)

The England Lions cricket team toured Australia from 7 February 2013 to 1 March 2013. The tour consisted of three tour matches against Victoria and five unofficial One Day Internationals (ODIs) against Australia A.[1][2] Victoria won the tour matches 3-0 while Australia A defeated the England Lions 4–0.

Squads

Australia Australia A[3] England England Lions[4]
  • *On 24 January Clarke, Meaker and Overton replaced Root and Harris, with Taylor taking the captaincy from Root.
  • **On 25 January Briggs was ruled out of the tour by a sprained ankle.

Tour matches

50 over match : Victoria v England Lions

7 February 2013
11:00
Scorecard
England Lions England
8/225 (50 overs)
v
 Victoria
2/227 (36.1 overs)
Gary Ballance 86 (96)
Scott Boland 3/36 (10 overs)
Rob Quiney 122 (104)
Craig Overton 2/30 (8 overs)
Victoria won by 8 wickets
Junction Oval, Melbourne
Umpires: Ange Sammartino (Aus) and Sam Sciacca (Aus)
  • Victoria won the toss and elected to field.

50 over match : Victorian XI v England Lions

11 February 2013
11:00
Scorecard
England Lions England
4/335 (50 overs)
v
Victoria (state) Victorian XI
6/336 (49.4 overs)
Varun Chopra 115 (123)
Ryan Sidebottom 2/53 (7 overs)
Ryan Carters 127 (102)
Matt Coles 2/58 (10 overs)
Victorian XI won by 4 wickets
Junction Oval, Melbourne
Umpires: Ange Sammartino (Aus) and Sam Sciacca (Aus)
  • Victorian XI won the toss and elected to field.

50 over match : Victoria v England Lions

13 February 2013
10:30
Scorecard
England Lions England
173 (48.4 overs)
v
 Victoria
2/174 (37.3 overs)
Gary Ballance 57 (96)
Scott Boland 4/29 (7.4 overs)
Rob Quiney 76 (87)
Simon Kerrigan 1/31 (6 overs)
Victoria won by 8 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Phillip Gillespie (Aus) and Richard Patterson (Aus)
  • Victoria won the toss and elected to field.
  • Phillip Gillespie made his List A debut as an umpire.[5]

Unofficial ODI series

1st unofficial ODI

16 February 2013
14:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
England Lions England
6/259 (50 overs)
v
Australia Australia A
3/260 (49.1 overs)
Varun Chopra 105 (137)
John Hastings 3/55 (10 overs)
Shaun Marsh 100* (128)
Chris Wright 1/39 (10 overs)
Australia A won by 7 wickets
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: John Ward (Aus) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Aus)
  • England Lions won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd unofficial ODI

18 February 2013
10:30
Scorecard
Australia A Australia
7/315 (50 overs)
v
England England Lions
193 (41.3 overs)
Joe Burns 114 (136)
Rikki Clarke 4/55 (8 overs)
James Taylor 79 (87)
Alister McDermott 2/19 (4.3 overs)
Australia A won by 122 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: John Ward (Aus) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
Player of the match: Joe Burns (Aus)[6]
  • England Lions won the toss and elected to field.
  • Joe Burns (Aus) made his debut List A century.[6][7]

3rd unofficial ODI

22 February 2013
10:30
Scorecard
Australia A Australia
6/256 (50 overs)
v
England England Lions
143 (37 overs)
Callum Ferguson 65 (64)
Simon Kerrigan 2/27 (10 overs)
James Taylor 78* (82)
Alister McDermott 3/32 (7 overs)
Australia A won by 113 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: John Ward (Aus) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
Player of the match: Unknown
  • England Lions won the toss and elected to field.

4th unofficial ODI

25 February 2013
10:30
Scorecard
Australia A Australia
8/285 (50 overs)
v
England England Lions
240 (47 overs)
Aaron Finch 109 (117)
Toby Roland-Jones 3/58 (9 overs)
Gary Ballance 73* (95)
Alister McDermott 3/35 (9 overs)
Australia A won by 45 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Mick Martell (Aus)
Player of the match: Unknown
  • Australia A won the toss and elected to bat.

5th unofficial ODI

1 March 2013
14:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
  • No toss.
  • Match abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain.

References

  1. ^ "Lions tour to preview Ashes". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  2. ^ "England Lions tour of Australia 2012/13". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Australia A squad named for England Lions series". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  4. ^ "England Lions in Australia 2013 – Squad". English Cricket Board. Archived from the original on 27 February 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  5. ^ "List of List A matches umpired by Phillip Gillespie". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Australia A v England Lions – England Lions in Australia 2012/13". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  7. ^ Brettig, Daniel (18 February 2013). "Burns leads way in thumping win". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 February 2017.


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