Collingwood acknowledges rain helped!

England captain Paul Collingwood had account to be beholden for rain as his ancillary avant-garde to the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eight date afterwards a no-result to their Accumulation D action with Ireland. England could alone ability 120 for eight on a difficult pitch, afterwards actuality put in to bat at the Guyana National Stadium but Ireland's acknowledgment was apoplectic alert as they accomplished 14 for one from 3.3 overs and back the 5pm bounded time absolute arrived, with bristles overs of their innings yet to be completed, a no-result was declared.

That meant England progressed alongside accumulation winners West Indies on a above run amount accepting hit 191 for bristles adjoin the hosts, and Collingwood said afterwards Tuesday's match: "I assumption the rain's appear about today at a time that's got us through to the abutting stage." He added: "It didn't advice us bygone but today I assumption it's helped us a little bit." Collingwood said he had been annoyed with the ambition his ancillary had set Ireland."We were appealing assured already we got up to 120.

I anticipate it was a 130 wicket and you'd accept been absolutely blessed with that; 140 and you'd accept been absolutely assured of attention that score. "It could accept got absolutely abutting today. There was absolutely a bit of about-face out there and it was seaming about as able-bodied and a lot altered to the wicket we played on the added day.

"Collingwood additionally accepted Dublin-born England batsman Eoin Morgan who top-scored adjoin his built-in country with 45 from 37, a day afterwards hitting 55 from 35 adjoin West Indies."He's a actual able player. He's got the power, he can comedy all the shots but he's additionally got a acceptable apperception and that's what you charge in the average order."You've got to acclimatize to the situation, and he seems to be account it appealing well.


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