Caribbean sun has Aussies primed

After a difficult week for Australian cricket, fans looking for something to smile about need look no further than Antigua, where the Australian women’s team have kicked off their World T20 preparations under the Caribbean sun.

Meg Lanning’s squad touched down in Antigua on Wednesday and after a brief chance to overcome their jetlag on the local beaches, began their preparations in earnest on Friday with their first training session at Coolidge Cricket Ground.

It was an opportunity to dust off the cobwebs after a lengthy journey from Kuala Lumpur – that saw the Australians stopover in Dubai and London before finally reaching the Caribbean – ahead of Saturday night’s (Sunday 11am AEDT) first warm-up match against England at the same venue.

“We’ve genuinely tried to relax and get around the…

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