Broad: Teams won't play against us and enjoy the experience

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Captain Stuart Broad is looking forward to England's "win at all costs mentality" in the Test match arena being converted into positive results in this month's Twenty20 International series against Australia.

Captain Stuart Broad is looking forward to England's "win at all costs mentality" in the Test match arena being converted into positive results in this month's Twenty20 International series against Australia.

The hosts have named a 13-man squad for 29 and 31 August's fixtures in Southampton and Chester-le-Street respectively, with Broad back at the helm after missing the two-match series against New Zealand earlier this year.

The uncapped Michael Carberry has been included on the back of a superb stretch of form for Durham in the Friends Life t20, while spinner Danny Briggs and seamers Boyd Rankin and Steven Finn have been retained.

All-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes and batsmen Gary Ballance and Kevin Pietersen, who were in the 14-man party for June's series against New Zealand, have been excluded.

The twin T20Is will conclude the Test match leg of the tour and bring a fitting precursor to next month's five-match ODI series against the same opposition – and Broad is eager to see the opposition endure similar struggles that have led to a nil-three Ashes deficit.

"There's no doubt the country is proud of this team and what we've achieved because fans like winning teams. We want to win and make them happy. I think we're quite an unpleasant team to play against at the moment," said Broad.

"Teams won't play against us and enjoy the experience. That's what we want. You always have a responsibility to the fans and youngsters because you're role models. You have to play hard but fair, that's how the spirit of the game is defined.

"We met to discuss that and the perceived danger that we will just enjoy this week. We have Twenty20s, ODIs and another series against these boys. We need to keep throwing punches and keep damaging them.

"There's a lot of cricket to be played against them and if we give them momentum they're dangerous enough to hurt us. Four-nil is on our minds, but looking ahead is on our minds as well and we need to keep the cricket we've been playing going.

"There's one thing for sure about this England team and that's we're tough. We've come through tricky times and stand up when we need to be counted, which is quite an un-English thing. We want that to continue."

<b>T20I Squad:</b> Stuart Broad (captain), Ravi Bopara, Danny Briggs, Jos Buttler, Michael Carberry, Jade Dernbach, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Michael Lumb, Eoin Morgan, Boyd Rankin, James Tredwell, Luke Wright.

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