After suffering a defeat against West Indies in their opening game, England made a terrific comeback in the ICC WT20 2016 and reached in the final of the tournament. England showed their skills and abilities in T20I cricket at the right moment, after a disaster start by losing against West Indies.
On Sunday, England will play against West Indies in the final of ICC WT20 2016 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata to earn the WT20 for the second time.
The English team is looking in very good touch. The batsmen are in very good form though they are still suffering on the turning pitches. Against Afghanistan, England top-order collapsed in the front of Afghanistan spinners. However England won that match at the end but they need to be careful about it, especially when the Eden pitch is known as spin-friendly.
On the other hand, the England bowlers need to be more careful as they are suffering inconsistency in that important place.
England’s performance against West Indies in WT20 is very scarier as England suffered defeat in all the 4 games against West Indies in WT20. In T20I records, England only won 4 games out of 13 meetings while West Indies won other 9 games.
At present, England is very desperate to break that WT20 jinx against West Indies on Sunday night at Eden Gardens. If they can do it, it will be history in WT20 that any team won the WT20 for the second time. England will be the first team to win 2 WT20s.
About the England’s predicted XI for the final game, it looks like they will hardly make any changes in their squad.
England predicted XI: Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett.
England’s performances in the WT20 2016 are given below:
|Super 10 (Group 1)||16/03/2016||Mumbai||West Indies||England lost by 6 wickets|
|Super 10 (Group 1)||18/03/2016||Mumbai||South Africa||England won by 2 wickets|
|Super 10 (Group 1)||23/03/2016||Delhi||Afghanistan||England won by 15 runs|
|Super 10 (Group 1)||26/03/2016||Delhi||Sri Lanka||England won by 10 runs|
|Semi-final||30/03/2016||Delhi||New Zealand||England won by 7 wickets|