England’s Olly Stone could be World Cup game-changer, says Eoin Morgan

• Captain praises Stone’s bowling in first outing against Sri Lanka
• ‘You can’t disregard Olly from World Cup based on today’

Eoin Morgan expects that with Alex Hales kicking his heels in reserve, and the back-up bowlers watching Olly Stone’s encouraging first outing, picking England’s squad for next year’s World Cup could provide the most welcome of headaches.

Speaking after his England side took a 1-0 lead over Sri Lanka, the captain cited the depth of options as cause for optimism come next summer’s 50-over showpiece at home – one which he has already said could lead to his own demotion should the runs dry up.

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.