World Cup 2023: Moeen Ali lists reason behind England lacklustre campaign

Over the last few years, England’s success in the white ball formats was built on downright aggression, and all-rounder Moeen Ali on Tuesday admitted that the defending champions have not been able to produce that kind of cricket in this World Cup.
England have lost three games out of four in this tournament and are in dire need to win the next matches to keep their hopes of reaching the semifinals alive.
“We’ve been playing aggressive cricket since 2015 and done it quite well. I think the lack of that way of cricket has probably cost us a little bit in this tournament.
“I think we need to play that way, but without slogging the ball, but just be that really aggressive side that we know we can be,” said Ali in the pre-match press conference.
However, Ali was candid enough to say that playing that brand of cricket is not always easy, as it required sustained aggression.
“It’s not always that easy. Yeah, most of the time you want the guys to score quickly and score for longer period

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