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Gleeson plays in England Lions opening win

Gleeson plays in England Lions opening win

The seamer took 1/48 in a six-wicket win over a strong Cricket Australia XI at Carrera

Richard Gleeson made a solid start to England Lions' tour of Australia, finishing with figures of 1/48 in a six-wicket win against their Australian counterparts at Carrara Oval.

Gleeson took the wicket of Melbourne Renegades team mate Cameron Boyce before the Lions impressively chased down their 282 target with ten balls to spare.

The 32-year-old is on his second Lions tour, two years after featuring during the winter series in the West Indies, and it was his fifth 50-over match for the Lions.

They play two further One-Day matches against the CA XI in Carrara before moving on to Sydney, where they will come up against a New South Wales side.


Roses Match: Tickets on sale

Grab your tickets now for the iconic Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings Roses Match at Emirates Old Trafford on Friday 10 July.

This unmissable T20 fixture is the biggest game on the domestic calendar, with a record T20 crowd for the past three years…and we expect 2020 to be even bigger and better.

Don’t miss out on this fierce rivalry and book your tickets now, with adults from £20 and juniors from £5.


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