Former English greats and Sky Sports’ cricket experts have backed England for Cricket World Cup 2019 glory. David Lloyd, Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain and Rob Key have predicted that English cricket team can become Cricket World Cup 2019 champions. They feel that home ground and home crowd advantage propel victory hopes of Eoin Morgan’s side in the mega tournament of cricket. They also reckoned that back-to-back Ashes in English conditions can benefit Joe Root’s team in upcoming test series. The famed pundits also proclaimed that England’s good performance in Cricket World Cup and Ashes can push them for win in upcoming Caribbean series.
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Michael Atherton picked England as victorious side for Cricket World Cup.
Atherton said: “Under Eoin Morgan, England’s men’s team are going to win the World Cup for the first time.”
David Lloyd put his money on English team for Cricket World Cup 2019.
Bumble commented: “England. They are at home and have got every base covered. Eoin Morgan’s team is irresistible.”
Nasser Hussain backed English side for the 2019 Cricket World Cup title.
Nasser stated: “I think England, playing at home as the number-one-ranked side, are favourites for the World Cup. The way that Eoin Morgan and the team have played over the last couple of years, they surely have to have a chance. It’s a tournament we’ve been diabolical in over the years. The major threat to them is India. I’m going for an England versus India final, with England coming out on top.”
Robert William Trevor Key, also known as Rob Key predicted English cricket eleven as CWC holders.
Robert Key described: “England. They’re in home conditions, they’ve been preparing for this since the last World Cup and in that time they’ve become the best side in the world. It’s a great format with everyone playing everyone, there will be lots of great games and the best team will win in the end – and that’s England.”
Sky Sports commentators hoped that English batsman Joe Root will have important part in success of England in the Cricket World Cup 2019. The pundits also feel that number 1 ranked ODI cricket side England have become a formidable unit in last two years. According to them, Eoin Morgan has transformed English ODI team into a successful side. Nasser Hussain described Jos Buttler as the player to watch-out for England, in Cricket World Cup and Ashes. Michael Atherton predicted Sam Curran will continue his good all-round performances. They stated that being test team captain, Joe Root is also set to play anchor role in Ashes series.