Bangalore: “We became a bad team overnight,” said England captain Jos Buttler. Sri Lanka registered their second win in the ongoing series after easily defeating England in the 25th league match of the Cricket World Cup. Meanwhile, this is the fourth defeat for defending champions England.
England entered the World Cup series in India with the status of defending champions. In this series, England team has already played 4 matches and is 9th in the points table with 1 win and 3 losses. After losing against New Zealand, Afghanistan and South Africa, England only won against Bangladesh. In today’s match too, England have suffered another defeat to play poorly. Speaking after the match, England captain Jos Buttler said, “We became a bad team overnight.”
Speaking about this, he said, “It is unbelievably difficult. However, I am very sorry for this loss as the captain of the team. We have a lot of experienced players but it is disappointing that we could not put up a good performance. We have become a bad team overnight. That is our disappointment. Our performance so far in the series has been disappointing. We didn’t show. We have never seen such mistakes in the game. We didn’t perform well both in batting and bowling. We want to play well in the rest of the matches. Whatever happens.” Joss Buttler said painfully.