Morgan says T20 World Cup is a ‘huge compliment’ for England’s progress in white-ball cricket

Captain Eoin Morgan said on Wednesday EnglandThe impressive performance so far in the T20 World Cup is a “much praise” of the progress made by the side in white-ball cricket in recent times.

England defeated Bangladesh by eight wickets with both bat and ball in the Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup here.

Explosive opener Jason Roy made his 50th T20I appearance with 61 (5×4, 3x6s) chasing down a memorable target of 125 off 38 balls as England looked to give a big boost to their net run rate. Took only 14.1 overs. I took over the house.

Morgan said at the post-match presentation ceremony, “It’s a huge compliment to how far our white-ball cricket in general has come, a lot of players have been involved in the success of the 2019 World Cup and the same is true of T20 cricket. is also for . “.

Talking about Wednesday’s performance, he said, “The bowlers have started the tournament very well, they have adapted really well again today, very disciplined and backed with good grip and on-field fielding. are. Huh.”

“It is good for him (Jason Roy) and David (Malan) to take some time off the wicket. The way Jason plays is very impressive, making it difficult to field him, it’s great to see him in good contact. “

Roy, who was adjudged the player of the match for scoring 61 runs from 38 in the 50th T20I, said it was a special match for his team as they had to back up their past performances and keep firing with the ball. Was.

“Once again a lot of credit to our bowlers.

“Want to start as well as possible but doing these pitches can be very difficult. Today I hit a few gaps but it’s definitely a matter of keeping the wickets in hand and then powering through the back end. “

Roy said his ability to handle spin has improved a lot.

“Today was a big test, so I had to use all the skills I learned.”

On how much the game has changed over the years, he said, “You have grown up a bit, I had sporadic T20s here and there at the start of my career, it is good to get into a regular routine now.”

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah said that his team is disappointed with his batting performance.

“It was a good wicket but we didn’t start well and didn’t put any partnership in the middle. We didn’t have a good start, it’s tough on these wickets later on.

“We are more skilled hitters than power hitters, we don’t want to change that because we believe we can post good totals. We need to reevaluate and come up with a good plan.”