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Matthew Wade Covid, replacement wicketkeeper, Aaron Finch defends Pat Cummins, Australia v England team news, video

Glenn Maxwell was spotted donning the gloves and practicing his wicketkeeping as Australia heads into its must-win clash with England with the sole keeper in its squad struck with Covid.

Matthew Wade is currently expected to play on Friday night at the MCG in a virtual elimination final, despite testing positive to Covid.

But after Josh Inglis’ pre-World Cup injury while golfing, Wade is the only keeper in the squad, meaning the Aussies only have emergency options available.

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Maxwell performed keeping drills with assistant coach Andre Borovec on Thursday.

It has previously been suggested David Warner would don the gloves if Wade was unavailable while Aaron Finch has filled in during Big Bash games.

Meanwhile Finch says criticism of Pat Cummins has blown his mind as…

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