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CRICKET: WI focusing on second Champions Trophy warm-up match

Published:Monday | June 3, 2013 | 9:48 AM

West Indies cricketers will undergo a full training session today, just 24 hours before clashing with Sri Lanka in their second and final Champions Trophy warm-up match at Edgbaston.

The Caribbean side suffered a four-wicket defeat to Australia in their first Champions Trophy match in Cardiff on Saturday.

Following the second warm-up game tomorrow, West Indies will turn their attention to their opening Champions Trophy game.

That match will be against Pakistan on Friday at the Oval in London.

The Caribbean side is contesting Group B alongside India, South Africa and Pakistan while Group A will see hosts England, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand doing battle.

The two top teams in each group after the preliminaries will progress to the semi-finals.

The Champions Trophy runs from June 6-23.


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