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Lions draw with Aussies

Lions draw with Aussies
By Eurosport

Last update11/08/2012 at 02:19

Publishedon 11/08/2012 at 02:02

Last update11/08/2012 at 02:19

Publishedon 11/08/2012 at 02:02

Article by Eurosport

England Lions played out a draw with Australia A in Manchester.

The home side had set Australia A a daunting target of 353 to win, but the tourists batted sensibly to 144-4 when time ran out.

Jonny Bairstow's second innings 139 was the highlight of the match, though for Australia Michael Klinger's unbeaten second innings 65 and Mitchell Johnson's 4-47 in the first innings were also impressive.

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