Assessing the Squad: Can England Win the Champions Trophy?

They may have suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of South Africa in the 3rd and final ODI on Monday but, after a series victory against the Proteas, England enter the ICC Champions trophy as favourites on home soil. But, is this “favourites” tag justified? Let’s assess the current squad and their chances of capturing a first 50 over trophy in the country’s history.

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In terms of a batting line up, England now have an embarrassment of riches at their disposal. Alex Hales remains one of the world’s best opening batsmen in the 50 over game, while Joe Root and an in-form Eoin Morgan provide a formidable engine room in the middle overs. From here, England’s IPL stars of Joss Buttler and Ben Stokes combine to close out the innings, with Moeen Ali at 7 as a form of insurance. It’s perhaps unsurprising that England have scored …

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Ghana’s IBO lightweight title contender, Emmanuel GameBoy Tagoe, will now fight South African Mzonke Fana on Friday at the New Sports Emporium, near the Korle Lagoon. Oak Ridge senior wide receiver Tee Higgins repeated as Class 5A Mr. Football Back of the Year on Nov. For further information, please contact customer service at 1-888-806-4833 or …