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England want win to prove a point, says Peter Moores

Peter Moores

Coach Peter Moores has warned that England will head into their must-win World Cup clash against Bangladesh with a point to prove.

England have endured a wretched tournament and defeat to Bangladesh in Adelaide would deliver the final indignity of a group-stage exit.

It is a situation that was unthinkable when Moores' side reached the Tri-Series final just five weeks ago.

Since then they have been completely outplayed by Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka while their only success has come against Scotland.

"In our preparation I only see a lot of people excited to play and they feel they have a point to prove," said Mooes.

"They want to go out and start proving that and the only place you can do that is on the cricket field."

Moores refused to give away any clues on team selection other than to say he was "pretty clear on our best XI".

Belfast Telegraph