England’s ODI prowess will only truly be cemented when they win a trophy | Vic Marks

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Eoin Morgan’s captaincy is central to the huge progress, so much so that Ben Stokes needs to be fit and bowling well to get a place back

It was only a few weeks ago that English cricket was reckoned to be in crisis; the team was losing to Pakistan in Test cricket and to Scotland in a 50-over game while the sages in the offices of the England and Wales Cricket Board were concocting a camel of a competition, obviously designed by a committee, which attracted ridicule from just about everyone in the game not employed by it.

Now in the week when our football team have won a World Cup match, cricket has stolen the headlines after England smashed 481 for six in 50 overs against Australia at Trent Bridge. On Wednesday on the Today programme at 8.25am it was Trevor Bayliss rather Gareth Southgate trying to explain a recent triumph.

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Written by Vic Marks
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/jun/20/england-one-day-prowess-trophy-eoin-morgan under the title “England’s ODI prowess will only truly be cemented when they win a trophy | Vic Marks”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.