‘No hiding’: Eoin Morgan rallies England for T20 World Cup campaign opener

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  • England begin against West Indies in repeat of 2016 final
  • Morgan backs squad to adapt the best across three venues

“West Indies are a strong team with a lot of experience,” Eoin Morgan said on Friday. “They have a lot of guys who have been around a long time. We’ve played them a lot over the last three years, but it has been a long time since we’ve played them in a T20 World Cup and we look forward to it.”

A long time, but perhaps not long enough. On Saturday the teams meet in their first match of this World Cup, five-and-a-half years after they played the last match of the last one, an encounter decided in a dizzying final over in which Carlos Brathwaite hit four sixes in four balls to steal the trophy from an England side whose minds had already started to drift towards their victory lap.

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Written by Simon Burnton in Dubai
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