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We can stun the Aussies and win the lot, insists Swann

SPINNER Graeme Swann believes England can exact revenge over Australia in the Champions Trophy tomorrow and claim a first-ever global tournament success.<br /><br />The Aussies booked a semi-final date with their old foes after clinching a last-ball victory against Pakistan yesterday.<br /><br />Ricky Ponting&rsquo;s men will naturally start the more confident of the sides after blazing to a 6-1 victory in the recent ODI series on English soil.<br /><br />But Swann, whose 5-28 helped England to a four-wicket win the last time the teams last locked horns at the Riverside ten days ago, insists his side are already a different proposition.&ldquo;The last time we played we did really well,&rdquo; Swann said. &ldquo;Since then we&rsquo;ve played some really positive cricket. We&rsquo;re going to have to play the same exciting brand of cricket to be successful. And if we do that we can go on and win this trophy.<br /><br />&ldquo;It&rsquo;s the old enemy and whenever England play Australia it&rsquo;s brilliant to watch and there always seems to be a little bit more in the game.&rdquo;<br /><br />Australia set up the clash with England after a scrambled bye on the very last ball ensured a tense two-wicket win against Pakistan. Bowling first on a seam-friendly wicket, Ponting&rsquo;s men reduced to 205-6 from their 50 overs and looked set for a comfortable victory after Ponting (32) and Mike Hussey (64) guided the Aussies to 140-2 at one stage in reply.<br /><br />A middle-order collapse, however, led by Mohammad Asif (2-34) and Saeed Ajmal (2-31) set up a tense finale before Brett Lee and Nathan Hauritz saw Australia through at the death.<br /><br />Victory not only eliminated India despite their seven-wicket win over West Indies at the Wanderers yesterday, but also set up a return to Centurion &ndash; a ground where England have already knocked out the hosts.<br /><br />&ldquo;We&rsquo;re happy playing at Centurion because when we do play there our batsmen really express themselves and love batting on that wicket,&rdquo; Swann added. &ldquo;The Wanderers is a lot harder to play on.&rdquo;<br /><br />Wicketkeeper Matt Prior is expected to train today after missing the last two matches with a virus, while seamer Stuart Broad is to undergo a scan today on a sore left buttock.