Eoin Morgan Wants Turning Pitch For Australia ODIs As England Begin 2023 World Cup Prep

Eoin Morgan will probably 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 sequence in opposition to Australia because the world champions plan for the 2023 World Cup in India. The England captain is anticipating a mild turner in Manchester, the place the fierce rivals will play three one-day internationals over the subsequent week, with climate circumstances conducive to sluggish bowlers. England’s rise to high spot within the 50-over rankings was constructed round posting large totals on good batting tracks and their event triumph final summer time was pushed by their tempo assault.

However with the subsequent World Cup as a consequence of 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 enjoying at Previous Trafford, notably if we play on the wicket I believe we will play on which is able to hopefully be sluggish and take lots of flip,” he stated.

“That is the form of wicket we will probably 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 have now needed to wait to play at Cardiff or Previous Trafford or go away on tour to expertise these circumstances. So hopefully a bit of extra of that can assist us get higher at what we have to do on these form of pitches.”


The three-match ODI sequence begins on Friday, following a Twenty20 sequence 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 method to lifting the trophy.

Subjects talked about on this article


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here