There was a time when England's Oneday international game was miles ahead than the rest of the world. They have better players in fact specialists for the Limited over games. They were the first team to have different set of players the experts of Oneday internationals. Everyone knows the Kind of the cricketers they had. Be it Neil Fairbrother, DermotReeve, Gladston small, Derek Pringle,Graeme hick all specialists of LimitedOvers. The tactics to think out of the box was what that spate them from rest. Even before Martin Crow tried with Mark GreatBach England have already used Ian Botham as their trump card in 1992 Tour of New Zealand. Three finals in First Five World cup shows the kind of cricket they played and a big proof of how far England were than rest of the world. But since the defeat world cup of 1992 EnglishOneday cricket have never been the same. They have slipped down the radar and while the world have moved on England has been still paying the 90's brand of cricket. This is one of the reason that they haven't been able to make it to a single semifinals of any world cup since 1992. Even the genius Tacticians like Nasser Hussain, Michel Vaughan and a Brilliant coach like Andy Flower even couldn't lift their dwindling graphs in this format. One of the main reason has been appointment of the test captain in Odiformat, Captains whose games were not suitable for limited overs. Like Michel Atherton, Nasser Hussain, Aliaster Cook. Adam Holliake was exception but then his stint was very short one. Therefore Appointment of Eoin Morgan has come as fresh breath of air it signifies that English administrators have started to change their outlook.
So what will Eoin Morgan can do to achieve something new for England in this world cup. Appointed as captain of England's Oneday Team he has big responsibility to turn England's Fortunes and he has started in very impressive manner in his first assignment as regular captain in Tri Series in Australia. They might have lost the Final but their seem somethingdifferent in their attitude and game they played a different brand of cricket. Their game was more attractive. But then it will be too quick to arrive on any thing as England have always shown sign of genius , change and have withered away therefore until and unless they perform consistently for a period of Time . It will be difficult to arrive on any outcome. However the English fans will enter in the World cup with new hope.
In Ian bell and Moeen Ali England has perfect opening Combination where bell can play the long innings and provide stability to the top order while Moeen Ali at top of the order has proved a fresh air breath of air . At no. 3 James Taylor is still finding his feet but he has shown lots of promise and England can hope they will can rely on his shoulders to build the innings while Joe Root had made no.4 his own . He has been averaging 40 since 2014 . However Eoin Morgan's Form is cause of concern of the team , he has been England's most consistent odi batsman since he has started playing for England however since January 2014 he has just been averaging over 26 and that has affected England's Performance as well. The problem also is at no.6 RaviBopara has not been in form or quite sometime and it might be time that Alex hales may be given chances in his place. Hales has shown his capabilities in t-20 Cricket in last year in Bangladesh . However considering Bopara'sexpierence and his finishing abilities England might persist with him for the Tournament. Joes Butler as Keeper and Batsman has provided dynamism to the England lower order and in his short career he has proved vital player and match winner for England. England might push him up the order with Woakes at 7 who has proved useful with the bat in his short international career.
Talking about Bowling, England's Bowling can be said as one of the best in Tournament along Australia, South Africa, and NewZealand. In James Anderson England has one of the best swing bowlers of all time who has matured and currently on his peak and can win matches for England. His started his career in 2002-03 in the same country where he was spotted a talent and 12 years later when he is England second most capped player in Odis he would like to win England the title which has eluded them. While Stuart Broad has also become England's leading pace man who uplifts his performance on big stage. Return of Steven Finn in form and with positive attitude has added new dimension to England's bowling attack. With the pace and bounce on these Australian surfaces he can be lethal. While ChrisWoakes has been most improved cricketer of late. He has won the trust of His captain who has given him the responsibility to open the bowling with new ball .James Tredwell and Emergence of Moeen Ali has boosted the English a spin attack and they will be vital in middle overs for England' strategy to get on hold on The opposition.
In all in all England have a team which can give us surprises but does it have to win the most prestigious limited overs Tournament Only time will tell in next few days.