Eoin Morgan can be again for England for the opening ODI in opposition to Australia.© AFP
Eoin Morgan is hoping for spinning pitches throughout England’s one-day collection in opposition to Australia because the world champions plan for the 2023 World Cup in India. The England captain is anticipating a delicate turner in Manchester, the place the fierce rivals will play three one-day internationals over the following week, with climate situations conducive to sluggish bowlers. England’s rise to high spot within the 50-over rankings was constructed round posting massive totals on good batting tracks and their event triumph final summer time was pushed by their tempo assault.
However with the following World Cup resulting from be held in India in three years’ time, in addition to a T20 World Cup there subsequent yr, Morgan is embracing the necessity for change.
“It is an enormous profit to us taking part in at Previous Trafford, significantly if we play on the wicket I feel we will play on which can hopefully be sluggish and take numerous flip,” he stated.
“That is the type of wicket we can be greater than more likely to play on in India within the World Cup of 2023 and to play on that for a time period will expose us in numerous areas we have to get higher at.
“Over the course of the final four-and-a half years we now have needed to wait to play at Cardiff or Previous Trafford or go away on tour to expertise these situations. So hopefully a little bit extra of that can assist us get higher at what we have to do on these type of pitches.”
The three-match ODI collection begins on Friday, following a Twenty20 collection in Southampton, which England received 2-1.
The match at Previous Trafford would be the first 50-over contest between the edges since England received final yr’s World Cup semi-final on their option to lifting the trophy.
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