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England Lions lose to Victoria

England Lions slumped to a heavy loss to Victoria, going down by eight wickets in a warm-up match in Melbourne on Wednesday.

The Lions wee quickly reduced to 18 for three before Gary Balance (57) and James Taylor (31) steadied the ship.

Rikki Clarke added 32 but they were all out for 173, and Victoria reached their target with ease as Rob Quiney made 76 and Michael Hill and unbeaten 45.