Ashley Giles says Michael Vaughan wrong to write off England ODI side

In the absence of the senior quintet and the injured Tim Bresnan, a new-look England side suffered an 88-run thrashing in the second ODI at Old Trafford on Sunday, with Australia captain Michael Clarke scoring a superb hundred as the tourists went 1-0 up with three to play following Friday's washout in Leeds.

updated: September 10, 2013 22:56 IST
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Birmingham: Ashley Giles believes his former England captain Michael Vaughan was too quick in suggesting fans who'd bought tickets for the one-day series with Australia deserved a refund.

Before the series started, England named a one-day squad without several rested senior players in regular captain Alastair Cook, batsman Ian Bell and frontline bowlers James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann from the ongoing one-day series against arch-rivals Australia.

Their argument was they could all do with a break before the return Ashes series in Australia starting in November.

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