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Cricket: Don't drink and tweet, says contrite Harris amid Ashes euphoria

Published on Dec 18, 2013 4:41 PM

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke pledged to celebrate first and worry about whitewashing England later after winning back the Ashes on Tuesday, and his team did their skipper proud at a party at a Perth casino hosted by retired ace bowler Shane Warne.

Already well lubricated following their 150-run triumph at the Waca which sealed the series 3-0, Australia's good vibes were not shared initially by the door staff at Crown Casino, who barred entry to the team who won back the country's most coveted trophy.

Paceman Ryan Harris delivered an expletive-filled rant against the venue and their staff on Twitter, as did the uncapped Nathan Coulter-Nile, who trained as a reserve paceman with the team in Perth.

"A tip for all those heading to Perth! Avoid the crown or casino!" Harris said in his expletive-laden tweet before deleting it.

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