Yahoo – Singapore – England captain Eoin Morgan called the Ashes loss “devastating”, but said he hoped the side could make people at home proud in the one-day international series against Australia

England won the toss and chose to bowl against Australia in Sunday’s opening one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Summary

  • England captain Eoin Morgan called the Ashes loss “devastating”, but said he hoped the side could make people at home proud in the one-day international series against AustraliaEngland won the toss and chose to bowl against Australia in Sunday’s opening one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • Australia completed an emphatic 4-0 win in the recent Ashes Test series and the five one-day matches offer a chance for the English to salvage something from a disastrous tour.
  • England captain Joe Root hands over the leadership duties to Eoin Morgan, who called the Ashes loss “devastating” for English cricket.
  • Fast bowler Andrew Tye debuts for Australia and captain Steve Smith, fresh from a remarkable Ashes series with the bat, said he wanted to see an improvement from his team in one-day cricket.
  • “We’ve got to sort out our one-day cricket, it hasn’t been as good as we would have liked over the past 12-18 months.”


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