UrduPoint – Cardiff, United Kingdom, June 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP – 7th Jun, 2019 ) :England will face the side who kick-started their transformation into a major threat in one-day internationals when the tournament hosts continue their World Cup campaign against Bangladesh in Cardiff on Saturday.

Summary

  • Cardiff, United Kingdom, June 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – APP – 7th Jun, 2019 ) :England will face the side who kick-started their transformation into a major threat in one-day internationals when the tournament hosts continue their World Cup campaign against Bangladesh in Cardiff on Saturday.
  • At that point there was no longer any way of hiding England’s white-ball woes and, with a home World Cup up next, then England and Wales Cricket board director Andrew Strauss was determined the national side’s limited overs form had to improve.
  • But having started their quest to win a first men’s World Cup with a 104-run thrashing of South Africa at the Oval, they head into this weekend’s clash on the back of a surprise 14-run defeat by Pakistan.
  • It could well be a similar story at Sophia Gardens on Saturday, particularly as several players on both sides who featured in England’s ill-tempered 2016 win over Bangladesh in Dhaka are likely to be involved again.
  • England fast bowler Liam Plunkett, who could be recalled after missing the Pakistan defeat, said his team-mates knew how to maintain their composure.


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