The Ashes: Brett Lee to captain Prime Minister's XI against England

The match will be played against England on Tuesday 14 January at Manuka Oval after the conclusion of five-Test Ashes series.

Updated: December 04, 2013 11:16 IST
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Canberra: Brett LeeFormer Australia fast bowler Brett Lee will captain the Prime Minister's XI side in its match against England on January 14 at Canberra's Manuka Oval.

Lee played 76 Tests for Australia from 1999 to 2008, taking 310 wickets. He also took 380 wickets in 221 one-day internationals.

Lee first played for a Prime Minister's XI against India in 1999, taking four wickets. Three weeks later, he played his first Test against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Officials said on Wednesday that the remainder of the invitational side would be named later this month.

The Prime Minister's XI match follows England's five-Test Ashes series and be held in between the first and second of five one-day internationals against Australia. England will also play two Twenty20 matches against Australia in late January.

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