Root says varied experience will assistance England in final

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 6:19 PM

"We found ourselves in a no of different situations that we've overcome. It means that whatever happens, we'd have been in that situation before.

Root says varied experience will assistance England in final

Former winner England carries the confidence of overcoming different challenges during the World Twenty20 as it gears up to face the W Indies in Sunday'south final, leading batsman Joe Root said.

"We've found ways of winning games of cricket, which is really important," Root said Friday ahead of a practice session at the Eden Gardens. "We found ourselves in a no of different situations that we've overcome. It means that whatever happens, we'd have been in that situation before. We've experience to go back upon - ways that we've been successful."

England, looking for a second title to add to its triumph in two thousand-tenth, lost to the W Indies by six wickets in its opening Super ten game in Mumbai before turning things around with a 230-run chase against South Africa.

On a slower pitch in New Delhi, England won near games batting first against defending winner Sri Lanka and Afghanistan before an impressive seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the first semifinal.

Root said there had been number conscious modify in the way they played after the initial setback against two thousand twelve winner W Indies.

"There hasn't been any attitude swing or the way we approach practice," Root said. "But we stayed true to what we believed in as a side and how we wish to play our cricket. Everyone'south contributed in some way, shape or form, which is always kind going into a final."

Root is England'south top scorer in the tournament with one hundred ninety-five runs while Jason Roy (one hundred eighty-three) and Jos Buttler (one hundred fifty-five) have also been among the runs.

Its bowling unit has also been effective with pace bowlers Chris Jordan and Ben Stokes taking charge in the finish overs with finesse.

"The way we've bowled at the death has been outstanding. It'south about making sure everyone is doing what he does in practice. Every game has been rocking for us (in the tournament) so hopefully it'll be the same" in the final, Root said.

Asked if it was better to face the W Indies rather than pre-tournament favorite India on residence soil, Root said the opposition didn't matter.

"If you're going to win the World Cup, you've to be the best throughout the tournament," he added.

Root said the big-hitters from the West Indies could be stopped if runs are dried up since they generally see for boundaries.

Chris Gayle had smashed a 48-ball one hundred not out with eleven sixes and five fours to assistance chase one hundred eighty-three against England while Lendl Simmons got eighty-two not out in fifty-first against India in the semifinals with seven fours and five sixes.

"If you obtain a string of dot balls, you can discover ways to hold building them and keep them more and more below pressure," Root said.

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