“Could Have Been Accused Of Being A Bit Timid”: England Coach Matthew Motts’ Big Statement Ahead Of India ODIs

“Could Have Been Accused Of Being A Bit Timid”: England Coach Matthew Motts’ Big Statement Ahead Of India ODIs

England whiteball coach Matthew Mott has challenged the 50-over world champion to be “brave” in the upcoming one-day international series against India after admitting to being “cowardly” during the recent Twenty20 series. India won the three-match T20 campaign 2-1 but England will be further strengthened. Joe Root, Johnny Barstow And Test captain Ben Stokes For the three-match ODI series starting at the Oval on Tuesday. England have won all four of their Tests since Stokes and Koch led the new red ball duo. Brendan McCullumThe former New Zealand captain took charge, including a seven-wicket win over India in the fifth Test, which was delayed by the Cowboys last week.

This has been a different story for the whiteball team since the World Cup-winning captain. Evan Morgan Announcing his international retirement, England refused to make a clean sweep of the series by beating India by 17 runs at Trent Bridge on Sunday after losing matches in Southampton and Edgbaston ahead of the October T20 World Cup in Australia. What

“All we talked about was just being a little bit brave and being prepared to make some mistakes,” Mott said.

“I think if we can be accused of being a little bit cowardly with the bat. To try. “

‘Aggressive options’
Mott, who was previously in charge of Australia’s all-winning women’s team, added: “And the same thing happens with the ball. We talked about it when we needed it. “

Root and Bairstow are in form on the brilliant red ball in the England Test squad led by offensive Stokes, the pair played a key role in whitewashing Test world champions New Zealand 3-0 and winning against India.

The Yorkshire batsman now averages more than 100 and Mott looks forward to working with him this week alongside World Cup winner Stokes.

“I don’t think they’ll have to change much the way they’re playing, but it’s a slightly different format,” Mott said. “After looking outside for a while, he is obviously a world-class player.”

Mott – who started his career by winning the ODI series 3-0 in the Netherlands, which included England setting a new world record score in the 50-over format, also had words of support. Jose Butler After some difficult days when he replaced Morgan as full-time whiteball captain.

Questions are being raised as to whether Butler can lead England in T20 cricket apart from opening batting and wicket-keeping.


Mott said, “Whenever you come to lead a team when you have such a strong leader for a long time, it’s a real sense process where you’re working on how you do things. “Moot said.

“I’m really impressed with how Jose did it and I’m even more impressed with the fact that he hasn’t really scored but he has led really well … and, when he started scoring. This conversation will end soon. “

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