Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

England not worried by batting failure in warm-up match: Woakes

 England not worried by batting failure in warm-up match: Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes who scalped two wickets for 30 runs hoped his good performance would consolidate his position in the England team © Getty Images

 

Hyderabad: Oct 9, 2011

 

England all-rounder Chris Woakes, who played a crucial role in his team’s warm-up match victory over Hyderabad XI, conceded that his team did not bat well in the game but was s confident that the line-up would fire when the ODI series against India gets underway from October 14.

 

England lost their top four batsmen within 50 runs before Woakes (46) and Ravi Bopara (73) took the visitors to 219, which was enough for a 56-run triumph inn the end against Hyderabad XI last night.

 

“We would obviously have loved to put up a bigger score.

 

They fielded very well and pulled off some brilliant catches.

 

There was some poor shot selection. We are not worried. It was a decent win in the end,” Woakes said.

 

Woakes also scalped two wickets for 30 runs in the match. Talking about his batting partnership with Bopara, Woakes said, “We (Bopara and I) had a good partnership going and we adjusted well to the conditions. Obviously it would be nice to bat higher up the order. But whatever the slot, it doesn’t matter much.”

 

He hoped that his good performance would consolidate his position in the England team. Asked how different it was to bowl with two new balls, he felt that it is good for the game and he was looking forward to use that in the coming games.

 

England would play another warm-up match on October 11 in the run-up to the first ODI against India on October 14. (PTI)

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 17, 2014  at Sharjah

Scores delayed by 15 mins Bangalore won by 8 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 16, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 41 runs

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Australia Women won by 6 wkts

T20 WC 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Sri Lanka won by 6 wkts

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 4, 2014  at Dhaka

England Women won by 9 wkts

Photos

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge play cricket

Videos

Video Highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders wickets

IPL 7: Vintage Jacques Kallis showed his class for Kolkata Knight Riders against Mumbai Indians

IPL 2014: Onus on Chris Gayle to take Royal Challengers Bangalore all the way

IPL 2014: Capacity crowd at UAE provides glimpse of the T20 league’s huge following

Narendra Modi’s tea-vendor origin influences MS Dhoni in calling laundrymen to clean up BCCI mess

Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2014 Preview: RCB have advantage over DD sans Kevin Pietersen

Australia BCCI Delhi Daredevils England India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Lasith Malinga Moments in history Mumbai Indians Royal Challengers Bangalore Sachin Tendulkar Virat Kohli

Prem Kumar Dhumal denies extending land allocation favour to HPCA

IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 8 wickets

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh make merry

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore in firm control over run-chase

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Bangalore lose Parthiv

Former Australia PM Robert Menzies used cricket to win a case as a lawyer

Naoomal Jaoomal: The man who opened batting in India’s first ever Test

Sony launches ‘IPL Smart Earphone’ to filter crap commentary; calls endeavour CSR

IPL Statistics and Records: IPL’s First

IPL 2014: Umpire Camera View creates latest buzz in tournament

Fan of the Day

Sudatta Mukherjee

Sudatta Mukherjee

1 Posts | 0 Fans

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2014 Video Highlights

Nokia Lumia 2520 sales suspended due to issue with faulty charger

Live Score Updates, IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Bangalore 146/2 after 16.4 Ovrs

John Abraham to play don again!

BJP performance will surprise BJD, Congress: KV Singhdeo

Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive?

[Watch] Rahul Gandhi laid down his life for the country, claims over enthusiastic Congress leader

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore in firm control over run-chase

Paanch: What did Gauti, Gauri and her gang do to Roshni Kataria?

Also on cricketcountry.com