"I'm very excited about it and it's an exciting time for the team in general. Everyone's ready and raring to go for the first game of the tour," Prior told BBC Radio 5 live. "To have that extra little bit of responsibility is great."
Matt Prior "excited" to captain England in Ashes warm-up
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England wicketkeeper Matt Prior says that he is "excited" to captain England in their Ashes warm-up match in the absence of the injured Alastair Cook.
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