Armed police and increased security at Edgbaston cricket

There were long queues for cricket fans heading to Edgbaston this morning for the Australia v England ICC Champions Trophy.

The Edgbaston road was closed this morning from 8am till 11am and will be closed again for two hours at the end of the match between 6pm - 8pm.

Armed police were dotted along the roads as people headed into the ground and strict security checks were in place at the gates.

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No change to the teams today with Worcestershire's Moeen Ali, Nottinghamshire's fast bowler Jake Ball and Alex Hales included.

England: Roy, Hales, Root, Morgan (captain), Stokes, Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moeen, Rashid, Plunkett, Wood, Ball.

Australia: Warner, Finch, Smith (captain), Henriques, Maxwell, Head, Wade (wicketkeeper), Starc, Cummins, Zampa, Hazlewood.

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