England’s limited overs team has improved a lot and has come a long way since the last time debacle in the 2015 World Cup.
Cricket news: Morgan feels if he does not fit into the team, he will move aside for the sake of the team
The management have reformed the team and given it a whole new shape and three years down the line, they have become a strong contender to life the World Cup which will be held at their home ground in 2019.
The limited overs captain Eoin Morgan has seen many ups and downs and has beautifully led the team from the front. However he has cleared that he won’t to hesitate to move aside if it benefits the team.
England will face Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series away from home and it will tough for them as they have previously struggled in the sub-continent. It will be interesting to see how they handle the spin and it would also help England prepare for the World Cup.
While talking to Sky Sports ahead of the first match of the series, Eoin Morgan has said that the team has gone through a lot over these past years and has grown considerably. The left-handed batsman, who is going through a torrid phase with the bat, said that he would drop himself if he feels he is not contributing enough to the team’s cause.
“It is a brave call but we have come a long way with this team and we need to put ourselves in the best position in order to be contenders. If that means I am not good enough to be in the team as a captain or as a player I will be the first one to say it, I’m an honest guy. I’m more than capable of making a tough decision,” Morgan said.
Morgan has previously made it clear that everyone has to contribute in order to keep their place in the team and stake their claim.
England is currently on a good run as they have won eight consecutive bilateral ODI series and the fact that the home side is not in a great shape, it gives them great opportunity to extend their run of form.