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“We do not play loads on sluggish, low wickets and the extra we are able to try this, the higher. You solely change into higher in these circumstances by enjoying in them and making errors,” says England captain Eoin Morgan after seven-wicket loss to India; watch recreation three from 1pm, Tuesday, Sky Sports activities Cricket

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Eoin Morgan needs his England facet to study from sluggish pitches as they give the impression of being to construct for the T20 World Cup in India later this yr

Eoin Morgan welcomed his England facet going through India on a sluggish pitch within the second T20 in Ahmedabad – regardless of having their “weak point uncovered” as they slipped to a seven-wicket defeat.

England posted 164-6 earlier than India – because of Virat Kohli (73no off 49 balls) and debutant Ishan Kishan (56 off 32) – reached their goal with 13 balls to spare to attract stage within the five-match collection, which continues on Tuesday.

The T20 World Cup might be held in India in October and November and Morgan says any expertise of difficult surfaces now will stand England in good stead going into that occasion.

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India captain Virat Kohli sealed his facet’s victory – and have become the primary man to achieve 3,000 T20 worldwide runs – with a six

India captain Virat Kohli sealed his facet’s victory – and have become the primary man to achieve 3,000 T20 worldwide runs – with a six

“The pitch was sluggish and low and one factor that does is expose our weak point on these surfaces just a little bit,” mentioned Morgan, whose facet gained the collection opener by eight wickets on Friday.

“We do not play loads on sluggish, low wickets, and the extra we are able to try this, the higher. You solely change into higher in these circumstances by enjoying in them and making errors.

“You are inclined to study faster if you’re successful, assured and all the pieces rolls easily however equally if we’ve got to study the onerous means we’re nonetheless going by means of that course of.

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“We’re making an attempt to study recreation on recreation in order that in the case of the World Cup we may be finest ready and know extra about ourselves.

“The pitch within the first recreation actually suited us – it had extra tempo in it and was in all probability much like a Cardiff wicket – however this took us out of our consolation zone. It was a typical Indian wicket that we’d play on in an IPL recreation.

“You discuss posting a complete on a wicket like that and I assumed we had been proper within the recreation.

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“We did numerous the construction of our innings very well. We established partnerships and bought to the purpose the place we tried to speed up however managed to lose wickets at totally different levels.

“I assumed we may have been a bit extra correct within the strains and lengths that we bowled. After we went again to the fundamentals of taking tempo off the ball, we did not try this nicely sufficient.

“Your accuracy must be on as you might be bowling to guys on their residence patch so the bowlers are up towards it. India managed to get away from us fairly shortly.”

Chris Jordan (pictured), Tom Curran and Ben Stokes shipped 81 runs from a combined 5.5 overs in the second T20

Chris Jordan (pictured), Tom Curran and Ben Stokes shipped 81 runs from a mixed 5.5 overs within the second T20

Each video games on this collection have been gained by the facet batting second however Morgan doesn’t really feel the toss has change into too essential to the result of the sport.

He mentioned: “The benefit is at all times with the blokes batting second however there was positively extra dew within the first recreation than the second so there wasn’t a whole disparity between innings.

“Within the subsequent recreation, as a result of we’re enjoying on purple soil and never the black soil, there’s a likelihood it would take extra spin which in all probability lends itself to batting first because the wicket would possibly worsen.”

Mark Wood (left) sat out Sunday's match with a bruised heel

Mark Wooden (left) sat out Sunday’s match with a bruised heel

Morgan additionally hopes to have quick bowler Mark Wooden – who missed Sunday’s match with a bruised left heel – again for Tuesday’s fixture or Thursday’s fourth recreation on the newest.

The captain added: “It isn’t a giant fear. He felt higher at this time [Sunday] however not match sufficient to play.”

Watch the third T20I between India and England from 1pm on Tuesday on Sky Sports activities Cricket.

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