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In Between Ashes Action, Australian Stars Try Out 'Bucket Crowns'

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: December 11, 2017, 1:09 PM IST
In Between Ashes Action, Australian Stars Try Out 'Bucket Crowns'

Australian cricketers duringa video shoot (Courtesy: Cricket Australia/Twitter)

The Australian cricket team is on a high currently as they are just one win away from winning the Ashes series at home against England. The oldest and arguably the most intense rivalry in the history of Test cricket resumed as England headed down under for a five-match series.

The Aussies were ready to take the crown back in their backyard and they started with a bang by winning the opening Test at the Gabba in Brisbane by 10 wickets. England's bowlers gave the tourists a great chance to level the series in the day and night Test at Adelaide but the batsmen flattered to deceive as the Aussies won the second Test by 120 runs to all but seal the series.

Some of the Australian stars recently took a break to shoot a commercial for a famous fast food brand where they had to put buckets on their head. A link of the bloopers video posted by 'Cricket Australia' on twitter shows the hilarious behind the scenes action.

The likes of David Warner, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja and star off-spinner Nathan Lyon can be seen fluffing the lines before finally getting it right in front of the camera. The third Test begins at Perth from December 14 and the Aussies are ready to make it 3-0 and take back the urn from Joe Root's England.

Earlier, controversy hit the touring team as England were dismissed as "tourists masquerading as cricketers" by Australia's media which turned the screw after Ben Duckett was fined for pouring beer over teammate Jimmy Anderson.

Duckett was slapped with a reported £1,500 ($2,000) fine and will play no further part in the remaining England Lions matches following the late-night bar prank in Perth on Thursday.

First Published: December 11, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

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