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96mph Wood says England place not a given

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96mph Wood says England place not a given

Mark Wood has been the general factor in both of England’s handsome victories over India in recent days – however the paceman is certainly not taking his Twenty20 place for granted.

Wood has arguably been the standout bowler of the sequence to date, playing a key role in two India defeats but lacking their comeback make a selection in between with a bruised heel.

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His statistics make for compelling reading too. He is high of the bowling averages with four wickets at 12.75, leading the financial system rates on 6.37 and he’s also bowled the fastest transport to date at over 96mph.

After a quit-start T20 career, the 31-year-extinct appears to have made a major breakthrough in timely fashion, with England’s subsequent outing to India being the 20-over World Cup in seven months’ time.

But he has fallen on the sinful side of selectorial whims once too normally to take into account his shirt locked in and is eager to maintain his earn going when England examine to tie up a sequence make a selection in Thursday’s fourth match at Ahmedabad.

“We have got that many correct bowlers that I assemble not feel fancy my place is a given,” he said.

“I attain feel fancy I have played well in a couple of games, but last summer I played well against Australia and then neglected out in South Africa. I’ve got to maintain working hard off the sphere as well as on the sphere and maintain handing over.”

One great factor in Wood’s favour is his journey of successful a global tournament as a key part of the victorious 50-over campaign in 2019.

The core of England’s historical past making ODI side is tranquil together and having a examine to change into the first ever dual-format champions, an ambition that is finally coming shut satisfactory to ponder openly.

“There may be a case for not having a examine too far ahead, but we’re going to be going to the World Cup attempting to decide out and it’d be a fantastic achievement,” he said.

“I heard a colleague say the word ‘legacy’ the various day and it’d be great as a community to examine back after your career and concentrate on about the things you achieved.

“Clearly a lot of hard work has to transfer ahead of that, but I attain concentrate on we have got the potential to attain it.”

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