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Jun 14, 2019 10:10 PM IST | Source:

England vs West Indies, ICC World Cup 2019 Match Highlights: As it happened

Welcome to our live coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between ENG and WI at the Rose Bowl, Southampton.

  • Jun 14, 10:09 PM (IST)

    That brings us to the end of our live coverage from this game. Join us again tomorrow as Sri Lanka go up against the formidable Australia at 3.30 PM. Till then it's goodbye! 

  • Jun 14, 10:06 PM (IST)
  • Jun 14, 10:03 PM (IST)

    Eoin Morgan (Winning Captain): It is my back. Roy tweaked his hammy as well. I have had a lot of back spasms as well in the past. It will be 24-48 hours before we get to know about Jason. We have had a really good day at the office. The bowlers stuck to plans and they created chances throughout the game. As a whole, we were brilliant. Root has been our glue. He looked phenomenal. He (Archer) is a pleasure to captain. He is not flustered in any situation. I think our plans have remained the same. The personnel have changed and it has been unfortunate to leave a few guys out. We have struggled against Afghanistan in the past and won't take them lightly.


  • Jun 14, 10:03 PM (IST)

    Jason Holder (Losing Captain): We didn't have enough runs on the board. We lost wickets at regular intervals. The toss was a bit crucial. We lost the game in the middle overs. Our batters needed to take more ownership. One or two careless shots. We needed to dig in deep and need to correct it. We didn't get the short balls high enough. Were a bit erratic as well. We are carrying a few niggles in the dressing room and need to get back fit ahead of the Bangladesh game. We need to tighten up in all three departments.


  • Jun 14, 10:03 PM (IST)
  • Jun 14, 10:01 PM (IST)

    Joe Root (Man of the Match 100*and 2/27): It is obviously nice to get the ton. It was a very good toss to win for us and it was important for us to take advantage of that. You pride yourself on as a batter for converting those starts into hundreds. It is just nice to get some time in powerplay. It is nice to have the fielders up and find the gap. There is not a massive difference in opening and batting at number 3. I just try to play the situation. It is good to have good players like Jonny, Roy, Morgan, Buttler and even Woakesy, the way he came out today and batted was fantastic. Really good team performance. We prepared indoors two days for the short-pitched stuff. You make sure you prepare for everything. It is nice that the hard work paid off. I have been trying differing skills with my bowling, it is still a work in the progress.

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