England XI demonstrated a steady progress in preparation for the forthcoming Ashes series and defeated Essex aided by the prominent performance of Graeme Swann.
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England shocked by BJ Watling – Tour match vs. New Zealand XI
The exciting wicketkeeper batsman of New Zealand XI, BJ Watling let down England XI by his excellent batting in the four day tour match prior to the 1st Test.
England charged up for the Test – tour match vs. Haryana
England tuned up in a nice manner playing their last tour match against Haryana as their batsmen and bowlers found rhythm before the opening Test vs. India.
England XI exhibited a perfect show vs. Mumbai A
England XI continued strengthening their armoury in all departments of the game during the side matches while the youngsters of Mumbai A also impressed.
England XI benefitted by the tons of Alastair Cook and Samit Patel
England started their tour on a positive note as their batsmen gained an advantage while Alastair Cook and Samit Patel registered their centuries in the game.
England XI won the consecutive warm up game – 2nd match vs.SLC dev XI
England XI triumphed in the second match against Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI while their batsmen boosted the confidence ahead of the first Test.