The English captain Eoin Morgan seems to be pretty confused at the moment.
Not only is he getting his team combination wrong, he is misreading the conditions as well.
He has won the toss in both the matches that he has played in the World Cup so far and both times, he has made the wrong decision.
On a flat batting deck at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Australia, he bowled first, while, earlier today, against New Zealand when the conditions were quite conducive to bowling, he opted to bat.
That decision to bowl first against Australia was understandable to some extent. Probably it was the Mitchell Johnson factor which made him do so. But, to bat on a fresh pitch against the Kiwis, there was just no logic behind that. (more…)Continue reading