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From no-hopers to the brink of world domination

  • Author:Tinsen Shaw
  • Source:Ocyclone
  • Release on :2016-04-02
From no-hopers to the brink of world domination
Giving young players their head has changed England’s fortunes in limited-overs 
cricket.Late in the evening of November 30 last year, at a ground that had seen many nail-biting one-day finishes, there was a mild panic in the England dressing room. The final T20 match against Pakistan in the the UAE had gone to a super-over, and the management had given little thought to the eventuality.Hurriedly, they huddled together and quickly argued the pros and cons of each of the bowlers.Chris Jordan was regarded as one of the least likely options. After all, he had been the most expensive bowler on the night, having delivered four overs for 39 runs.