The WTC remaining is scheduled to be held at The Oval in London from June 7-11, following which Australia will tackle arch-rivals England within the five-match Ashes from June 16 to July 31.
The Australian crew will put together for the six Checks by present process a high-intensity coaching camp in Beckenham, that includes centre-wicket follow and web classes.
“I don’t care how hard you work in the nets, nothing replaces game time,” Border advised ‘Fox Cricket’.
“It just doesn’t feel right not to play any cricket leading into an Ashes series. I just think that’s fraught with danger… there’s something gnawing at me saying it’s the wrong decision,” he added.
The Indian crew too will not play any warm-up recreation because the English County Championship is on and likewise the WTC being an ICC occasion, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is underneath no obligation to rearrange follow matches for the visiting groups.
Nevertheless, it is going to be the primary time in Ashes historical past that the lads from ‘Down Beneath’ will not face any native county sides earlier than or throughout this winter’s tour of England.
Even earlier than the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in India earlier this yr, Australia had opted for simulation coaching as an alternative of taking part in warm-up video games.
The guests had ended up shedding the fixture 1-2.
“I’m really surprised we’re just allowing the Ashes tour to be so condensed with no cricket between the games, but that’s the way it is.
“I get it, we have IPLs and T20s, I perceive. The sport’s moved on. However I feel there’s a chance there for us to go to England early and play a few video games… simply to shine issues off a bit,” Border added.
To ensure England’s Test players are available for The Hundred tournament, which is slated to begin early August, the ECB has crammed the Ashes into a six-week window.
While the likes of Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne and Marcus Harris have been playing the County Championship, those players in India will head to England after wrapping up their IPL stints.
The opposite members of Australia’s Take a look at squad have not too long ago accomplished a three-day coaching camp in Brisbane and can head to England later this week.