England World Cup squad (cricket)

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England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby ClaretTony » Tue May 21, 2019 9:35 am

Eoin Morgan
Moeen Ali
Jofra Archer
Jonny Bairstow
Jos Buttler
Tom Curran
Liam Dawson
Liam Plunkett
Adil Rashid
Joe Root
Jason Roy
Ben Stokes
James Vince
Chris Woakes
Mark Wood

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Tue May 21, 2019 10:03 am

Archer over Willey is an easy and obvious choice, surprised at Dawson's inclusion

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby ClaretTony » Tue May 21, 2019 10:07 am

It’s a strong squad although Dawson surprised me

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby Leisure » Tue May 21, 2019 10:13 am

Must have been a difficult task getting it down to those 15 but now it's even harder to choose the starting 11.

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby CleggHall » Tue May 21, 2019 10:15 am

Yes a logical squad, Willey and Denly not up to it and Dawson, Vince and Curran mainly cover for injuries.

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby jdrobbo » Tue May 21, 2019 11:26 am

This squad CAN and SHOULD win the World Cup

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby DAVETHEVICAR » Tue May 21, 2019 11:51 am

If all fit then which two join Dawson and Vince on the bench?

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Postby Local cricketer » Tue May 21, 2019 11:53 am

DAVETHEVICAR wrote:If all fit then which two join Dawson and Vince on the bench?


Plunkett and then a toss up between curran and wood

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby DAVETHEVICAR » Tue May 21, 2019 11:53 am

Archer or Wood ( who are both similar) but one more pace bowler probably

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby DAVETHEVICAR » Tue May 21, 2019 11:54 am

Think Plunkett is a sure starter as he takes wickets.

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby Burnley1989 » Tue May 21, 2019 11:54 am

Its an unbelievably strong squad, really looking forward to the WC

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby Local cricketer » Tue May 21, 2019 11:56 am

DAVETHEVICAR wrote:Think Plunkett is a sure starter as he takes wickets.


Looks to have lost a bit of pace to me though

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby Jakubs Tash » Tue May 21, 2019 12:05 pm

DAVETHEVICAR wrote:If all fit then which two join Dawson and Vince on the bench?

Depends on conditions and opposition, surely?

Strong looking squad.

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby mkmel » Tue May 21, 2019 3:23 pm

Good to see a Sussex player in the squad

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby Foulthrow » Tue May 21, 2019 5:03 pm

Bet we cock it up.

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Re: England World Cup squad (cricket)

Postby tybfc » Tue May 21, 2019 11:29 pm

Very strong 15. I doubt there is a stronger one in world cricket and especially on our soil.

Surely the starting 11 for each game has to be taken on the ground, the opposition and the conditions.

A big ask on the captain and whoever he listens to.

If I was Morgan I would lock myself in a room the day before the game with Jos Buttler and the coach and decide on the starting eleven and not have a selector in sight. They are the brains behind this winning team.


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