England’s ‘underdogs’ tag could work in their favour, believes James Anderson

Shashi / 15 January 2015

England pace superstar James Anderson believes that marking his team as underdogs could in fact work as advantage for them in the World Cup which is knocking at the door. International Cricket Council World Cup is starting from 14th February in Australia and New Zealand.

England team are believed to have no opportunity of winning the pinnacle cricket championship (International Cricket Council World Cup 2015) on account of sustaining series defeat against India and Sri Lanka and afterwards removing captain Alastair Cook from the 15 man team for the pinnacle cricket championship (International Cricket Council World Cup 2015).

Manchester Evening News reported that James Anderson said that people had written them off and they were going there with no hope from the English media or public. He also added that they had a huge opportunity of going a long way in the biggest cricket championship of the world and the fact they had been written off would working for them as an advantage.

James Anderson also added that the risk for other teams is if they take England team lightly as they have young lads who had very little pressure on them and they could play with ultimate freedom and with no pressure.

England will start their World Cup crusade on 14th February against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

This ‘Underdog’ mark will trigger other teams to take them lightly. According to him it could work in their favour. This International Cricket Council World Cup 2015is going to be very interesting.

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