Eoin Morgan backs England to do well in the upcoming matches

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Eoin Morgan said that there is no side that goes from start to finish at a World Cup without experiencing some sort of adversity,

Eoin Morgan after England’s loss

“I don’t think anyone could have foreseen the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 opener playing out quite like that. New Zealand had an incredible day and for England, it was a crushing defeat. Even if they had scored 30 more runs to get up to a par score, I don’t think they bowled well enough to defend it, which makes it harder to take. Enough England batters got starts but it never felt like they struck many blows throughout the innings. In many ways, New Zealand didn’t get them out, they got themselves out. But credit has to go to Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra played. Conway put England under pressure from the very first ball. And for Ravindra to play like that on his World Cup debut was exceptional. He was pure class.” Eoin Morgan said

From an English perspective, we have come to have a level of expectation in Jos Buttler’s team that regardless of the surface, he wants them to take an aggressive approach. We didn’t see that in a strong enough way and what this defeat does, in dramatic fashion, is emphasise the way to play throughout this World Cup. Their strongest suit going forward is to be more aggressive and I think that will be Jos’ message – ‘we need to go harder’.

One thing is for sure – one defeat will not derail their campaign. Eight of this squad were there in 2019. When we lost three group stage matches on the way to lifting the trophy. They will definitely lean on that experience. There is no side that goes from start to finish at a World Cup without experiencing some sort of adversity. Whether it’s losing games or having hiccups within games themselves. This will be no different. Eoin Morgan concludes

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