ICC World Cup 2019: England Team Preview, Strengths and Weaknesses

Since the last World Cup, England only grew for the betterment. Currently, they are the No.1 team in the ICC ODI Rankings. A couple of days ago England announced their final 15-member squad for the World Cup 2019. Let’s take a look at the Strengths and Weaknesses of Team England for the World Cup.

The Squad

Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen AliJofra ArcherJonny BairstowJos ButtlerTom CurranMarcus Stoinis, Liam Dawson, Liam PlunkettAdil RashidJoe RootJason RoyBen StokesJames VinceChris WoakesMark Wood

Strengths of England Team

The last World Cup in 2015 saw them winning only two games. But since then they gave gone through a complete revamp and transformation. This time they are entering the mega stage as one of the most favorite teams. Since 2015 World Cup England have passed 400- run four times. They registered highest scored in international cricket at least twice. They have just concluded the ODI and thrashed Pakistan by 4-0. England have been mostly undefeated and their only defeats came against India and South Africa, the number two and three ranked teams in the world. England have won the trophy so far. This time on home soil they have all the chance to win it. The biggest strength of England is that is a complete side considering all the aspects and departments.

Weaknesses of England Team 

England do not have a great record in the World Cup so far and Eoin Morgan’s men are still vulnerable at the occasion. Their aggressiveness can go wrong at occasions as well. England, at home, can any day win a series against a particular. In the World Cup, they will have only one match to defeat a team and move on. Moreover, this time the World Cup has a round robin format which means you lose a match you lose points and you may not get a chance to progress further. England spinners have been expensive recently in one-day matches. This is definitely a concern that the team management should work on.

 

Written By Shreysi Dravid

 

Also Read: Who will win the ODI World Cup 2019? Here are the top 5 contenders

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Since the last World Cup, England only grew for the betterment. Currently, they are the No.1 team in the ICC ODI Rankings. A couple of days ago England announced their final 15-member squad for the World Cup 2019. Let's take a look at the Strengths and Weaknesses of Team England for the World Cup.

The Squad

Eoin Morgan (C), Moeen AliJofra ArcherJonny BairstowJos ButtlerTom CurranMarcus Stoinis, Liam Dawson, Liam PlunkettAdil RashidJoe RootJason RoyBen StokesJames VinceChris WoakesMark Wood

Strengths of England Team

The last World Cup in 2015 saw them winning only two games. But since then they gave gone through a complete revamp and transformation. This time they are entering the mega stage as one of the most favorite teams. Since 2015 World Cup England have passed 400- run four times. They registered highest scored in international cricket at least twice. They have just concluded the ODI and thrashed Pakistan by 4-0. England have been mostly undefeated and their only defeats came against India and South Africa, the number two and three ranked teams in the world. England have won the trophy so far. This time on home soil they have all the chance to win it. The biggest strength of England is that is a complete side considering all the aspects and departments.

Weaknesses of England Team 

England do not have a great record in the World Cup so far and Eoin Morgan’s men are still vulnerable at the occasion. Their aggressiveness can go wrong at occasions as well. England, at home, can any day win a series against a particular. In the World Cup, they will have only one match to defeat a team and move on. Moreover, this time the World Cup has a round robin format which means you lose a match you lose points and you may not get a chance to progress further. England spinners have been expensive recently in one-day matches. This is definitely a concern that the team management should work on.   Written By Shreysi Dravid  
Also Read: Who will win the ODI World Cup 2019? Here are the top 5 contenders
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