AU-A vs EN-A Dream11 Prediction: In a one-off unofficial four-day Test match, the Australia A team will be locking horns with the England Lions at the Ian Healy Oval in Brisbane scheduled to start from 9 December (Thursday). The main teams from both Australia and England are currently battling out in the first Test of the Ashes 2021-22 season at The Gabba in Brisbane. Both the teams have some really good and talented players who will be quite excellent to contribute with the best of their abilities in this game. Australia A squad includes the likes of Mitchell Marsh, Nic Maddinson, Matt Renshaw and Jos Inglis as the main players. On the other hand, the trio of Saqib Mahmood, Mason Crane and James Bracey will be playing for the England Lions. Both the teams will be aiming to perform with the best of their potentials in this game.
Fixture Name: Only Unofficial Test, Australia A vs England Lions
Competition: England Lions Other Test
Date: 9 December
Time: 5:30 AM IST
Ground: Ian Healy Oval, Brisbane
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The pitch and the conditions at the Ian Healy Oval is expected to have enough of assistance for the pace bowlers. There will be some hardwork for the bowlers but the good quality of bounce will work in their favour a bit. However, picking more of batters and bowlers from both the sides will be a good option from the fantasy point of view.
Mitchell Marsh Stats in First-Class
For the Australia A side, all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will be a crucial performer to watch out for in this match due to his immense experience of playing international cricket for a while now. Mitchell Marsh has composed more than 5000 runs in first-class cricket and also taken as many as 161 wickets.
Nic Maddinson Stats in First-Class
Australia A middle-order batter Nic Maddinson has performed impressively well in the longest format of the game. Maddinson has scored more than 6000 runs that includes 30 half-centuries and 14 hundreds.
Harry Brook Stats in First-Class
For the England Lions, Harry Brook will be a key player to watch out for in this game due to his excellent record in the recent while. Harry Brook has smashed more than 2000 runs after having played as many as 47 first-class matches.
Saqib Mahmood Stats in First-Class
England Lions speedster Saqib Mahmood has been a consistent wicket-taker in first-class cricket in the recent while. Mahmood has picked up a total of 70 wickets at an impressive average of 26.90.
The Australia A team will surely have the upper hand as they will be playing at home and the likes of Matt Renshaw, Nic Maddinson, Mitchell Marsh and Jos Inglis will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. The trio of Scott Boland, Sean Abbott and Mark Steketee will form an important part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, England Lions will depend a lot upon the likes of Alex Lees, Harry Brook, Ben Foakes and Tom Abell to deliver well with the bat. The likes of Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson, Mason Crane and Liam Norwell will be their crucial clogs in the bowling department. Toss will play an important role in this four-day game. According to the AU-A vs EN-A today match prediction & Australia A vs England Lions cricket betting tips, AU-A are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Jos Inglis, Ben Foakes
BATTERS: Alex Lees, Harry Brook, Nic Maddinson, Matt Renshaw
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mitchell Marsh, Tom Abell
BOWLERS: Matt Parkinson, Saqib Mahmood, Scott Boland
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Saqib Mahmood, Nic Maddinson.
For Grand League: Mitchell Marsh, Harry Brook.