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Cook, Prior likely to be rested

Press Trust Of India
Nov 02, 2012 at 11:12pm IST

Mumbai: England skipper Alastair Cook is likely to miss team's second warm up game against Mumbai A, starting on Saturday as he may be rested along with wicket-keeper Matt Prior and spinner Graeme Swann.

Stuart Broad will the lead the side if Cook does not play. Jonny Bairstow will keep wickets in place of Prior.

Cook had scored 119 in the first warm up game against India A. The game had ended in draw. England are already without fast bowler Steve Finn, who had suffered a thigh strain in the match against Mumbai A.

Cook, Prior likely to be rested for second warm-up

Most likely Alastair Cook, Matt Prior along with Graeme Swann can be rested for their second warm-up match against Mumbai A.


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