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England’s bowlers lacked guile in T20I defeat to New Zealand, says David Lloyd

Last Updated: 13/02/18 12:02pm

England opted to go with the pace of Mark Wood and Liam Plunkett in Wellington

David Lloyd believes England’s bowlers lacked “guile” as they were beaten by New Zealand in the latest game of the T20 Tri-Series.

Summary

  • Cricket Expert Columnist @BumbleCricket England’s bowlers lacked guile in T20I defeat to New Zealand, says David Lloyd Last Updated: 13/02/18 12:02pm England opted to go with the pace of Mark Wood and Liam Plunkett in Wellington David Lloyd believes England’s bowlers lacked “guile” as they were beaten by New Zealand in the latest game of the T20 Tri-Series.
  • The defeat was England’s third in as many games in the tournament as they came up 12 runs short in their chase of 197 in Wellington.
  • Highlights of the first T20 between New Zealand and England in the Tri-Series Highlights of the first T20 between New Zealand and England in the Tri-Series “England played Liam Plunkett and Mark Wood and said, ‘we’re going to hit you with pace’,” he said.
  • Chris Jordan took a fantastic catch on the boundary to dismiss New Zealand’s Colin de Grandhomme Chris Jordan took a fantastic catch on the boundary to dismiss New Zealand’s Colin de Grandhomme “England went with pace: Chris Jordan, Plunkett, Wood, David Willey – it doesn’t work, you’ve got to have a little bit more guile.
  • New Zealand vs England February 18, 2018, 5:30am Live on England must now hope Australia beat New Zealand on Friday and have to beat the Black Caps themselves on Sunday – both games are live on Sky Sports Cricket – to have any chance of reaching the Tri-Series final.


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