Moeen Ali Untouched by England’s recent decline in ODIs, pointing out that they are reigning world champions and often lack star players.
Since the historic 2019 World Cup victories, England They have won only four of the 11 series in the format and two of the last 10 ODIs, but they could turn the tide against Bangladesh.
But the Tigers have a terrific track record at home, where their single series defeat since the 2015 World Cup has come against the resurgent England led by them in 2016. jos buttler He replaces Eoin Morgan.
Moeen cited his over 50 games that have been sidelined in recent years as more emphasis was placed on Tests and T20s by England, meaning they were often unable to field their best XIs.
Joe RootFor example, he has only played 15 times since the 2019 final at Lord’s, with Ben Stokes fully retiring from ODIs, while injuries have limited the availability of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood.
Fast bowlers Archer and Wood are back for a three-game streak that will kick off in Bangladesh. Minute On Wednesday, beneficiaries of absences up the chain with Will Jacks and Rehan Ahmed.
“Bangladesh is very good on its terms and we know the threat they pose,” Moeen said. “We’ve lost seven in the last 10, but we’re also world champions and we were good before that.
“We’ve done this all over the world. It’s a different challenge (being in Bangladesh) and possibly a different threat but the mentality is always the same. We are sure we have players who will play well here.
“Actually, we didn’t have the best team in a long time. But Woody is here and Jofra is here, and we have new guys like Will Jacks with us.”
While the bloated schedule creates opportunities for gamers on the edge, the timing of this series raises eyebrows, given that the opening takes place 24 hours after the UK’s Test exploits in New Zealand.
The Covid pandemic has put more pressure on the future tours schedule – this series was originally supposed to run in autumn 2021 – and England has often set separate red and white ball squads to negotiate the assembly fixture over the past few years. obligations.
But as duo series compete with T20 franchise leagues on the calendar, Moeen thinks this is the new norm – Alex Hales and Sam Billings are among those who were allowed to miss this round to fulfill their Pakistani Super League contracts.
“I think most countries will do that now, not just for us,” Moeen added.
“Our program is quite demanding, but we have enough good players to manage it; We have a very good side here and a very good side there (in New Zealand).
“We are in a very lucky and blessed place right now as an England cricket team in all formats.”