Watching it now, there are moments when Morgan’s mind tricks him into thinking England are going to lose. One in particular: “Jimmy Neesham’s bowling to Ben Stokes, he bowls a slower ball, and Ben hits it down to long on and I remember the ball being in the air and you can see the trajectory of the ball and you full well know when you hit it up the hill you have to absolutely smoke it to hit it for six. And it’s gone high and not quite as long as he’d liked and for a minute I just thought: ‘That’s it, it’s over, Ben’s out, we still need 15 an over’ – that’s when I thought for a split second we were dead and buried.” … [Read more...] about Eoin Morgan says World Cup final win was ‘actually bigger than cricket’
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Roy looked most vulnerable against the first delivery of the match from the left-arm spinner, Mitchell Santner, which somehow squeezed past his leg stump for four byes. Then he began to time the ball exquisitely, as did Bairstow. Williamson shuffled his bowlers rapidly but this did not make much difference. After 10 overs England had 67 on the board with Bairstow’s cover drives skimming over the fielders in the circle and Roy’s pull shots finding distant boundaries. … [Read more...] about England dispatch New Zealand to seal Cricket World Cup semi-final spot
Roy was the solitary victim of a spinner when Ravi Jadeja, a ubiquitous substitute fielder, dived to his left at long on to complete a superb catch. But his 66 had set the tone wonderfully. Root now kept Bairstow company as he sped to his century, for which a couple of old England players might claim the credit – “he just needs a bit of prodding to get his hackles up and away he goes”. A marvellous innings of 111 ended when Bairstow carved Shami to deep cover – a terrible shot (don’t fret, I’m only winding him up for Wednesday). … [Read more...] about England lift Cricket World Cup hopes as Bairstow and Plunkett deny India
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