Warwickshire's England stars Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott came up against fellow Bears Will Porterfield and Boyd Rankin as the Three Lions took on an ICC Combined Associate and Affiliate XI in the first fixture of the UAE tour.
Among tonight's other winners were India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who took the Spirit of Cricket award for his part in recalling England's Ian Bell after his controversial run-out during this summer's Trent Bridge npower Test.
The 15-man squad contains one uncapped player, Surrey pace bowler Stuart Meaker. Meaker has spent the last two winters on the Fast Bowling Programme before making his debut for England Lions against Sri Lanka A this summer.
Shoulder injury omits Warwickshire's Jonathan Trott from 3rd npower Test. The England selectors today named a 13-man squad for the third npower Test match against India at Edgbaston, commencing Wednesday August 10.
The build-up to the series opener between the sides was dominated by talk of Sachin Tendulkar's hundredth international hundred, but Trott has leapfrogged the Little Master, who endured another tough visit to the home of cricket.
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Jonathan Trott has been named England's cricketer of the year at the annual ECB awards function, held at Lord's on Tuesday. The award, voted for by the British cricket media, is given to the player with the greatest impact upon England's performances.
The crowd had an early disappointment when Jonathan Trott, playing in a rare game for the Bears this season, was run out when he and Carter failed to communicate and Gayle's throw to the non striker's end saw Trott short of his ground with just a single to his name.
Jonathan Trott completed his double century, his second for England, just before the close of the fourth day of England's opening Test match against Sri Lanka, while Ian Bell was unbeaten on one hundred and three when Andrew Strauss declared the England innings on 496-5