England to make early World Cup exit, says Waugh

Mark Waugh feels England are the likely candidate to get knockout early

Melbourne, February 17, 2011


By CricketCountry Staff

England may have pulled off a historic Ashes victory in Australia but its World Cup chances are bleak, feels former Australian batsman and member of the 1999 World Cup-winning side Mark Waugh.

Waugh feels England would make an early exit from marquee tournament. “Their form has been ordinary. I know that Anderson didn t play and Broad didn t play much in Australia, but I just think they re the team most likely, in my opinion, to maybe get knocked out,” Waugh was quoted as saying by Fox Sports.

The former stylish top-order batman feels the injury-induced absence of Eoin Morgan is a big blow for England. “I think Eoin Morgan is a huge loss for them; he s their best one-day player,” he said.

Waugh, however, believes Bangladesh would progress to the quarter-finals and picked Australia as the dark horse for the mega event.

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