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Joe Root will speak to the media on October 27 prior to the team's departure to Australia the following day
Joe Root will speak to the media on October 27 prior to the team's departure to Australia the following day

England Ashes pre-departure press conference (by invitation only)

Event date 27 October 2017 11:00 – 12:30

Location The Long Room Lord’s Cricket Ground St John's Wood Road London NW8 8QN

Media Advisory – Not for publication

Please note the following media arrangements ahead of the England’s departure to Australia.

Who: England captain Joe Root will address the media ahead of the departure to Australia.

Ben Foakes and Chris Woakes will also be available to speak to the media via embargoed

interviews.

When: Friday October 27 2017 (11.00am BST)

Where: The Long Room, Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Road, London, NW8 8QN

Please note, only invited members of the media will be granted permission to attend.

A video/audio interview will be made available to news outlets following the conclusion of the media opportunities. If you require interviews, please contact Danny Reuben. Details below.

Please confirm your attendance to Claire McDonnell Claire.McDonnell@ecb.co.uk by no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday October 25 2017.

Media Access Gate

The media entrance is via the Grace Gate on St John’s Wood Road. Refreshments will be served from 10.00am.

England depart for Australia on Saturday October 28 at 9.35am. There will be no media access at Heathrow Airport. Images and video to be released on ECB channels.

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For information relating to the England team please contact: Danny Reuben 07825 723620 danny.reuben@ecb.co.uk

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