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Sam Curran predicts England’s historic World Cup triumph can encourage the Check aspect of their bid for Ashes glory – together with the gamers who missed out at Lord’s.
All-rounder Curran was ignored of England’s World Cup squad, however needs to be within the body for choice when England launch their try and prise the urn from the Australians’ grasp subsequent month, dwell on Sky Sports activities Cricket.
The 21-year-old expects Sunday’s dramatic World Cup success, when England defeated New Zealand on boundary countback after a tied match and tremendous over, to galvanise the squad to even higher heights when the Check sequence begins at Edgbaston on August 1.
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“I don’t think I’m alone in saying that it’s probably the greatest cricket match ever,” mentioned Curran.
“That can present a buzz for everybody throughout English cricket going into the Ashes.
“Days like Sunday get everybody, whether or not they had been concerned or not, extra excited and determined to do properly, so I’m certain it’ll rub off as we head into the Check a part of the summer time.
“The Ashes are the biggest thing you can play in as an England cricketer, that’s what I’ve always felt. Hopefully, we can be lifting the urn at The Oval in September.”
Curran, who has 9 Check caps to his title, was included when England named their squad for subsequent week’s one-off match in opposition to Ireland at Lord’s, in addition to a coaching camp which precedes the Ashes.
Having just lately recovered from a hamstring damage, the Surrey participant impressed throughout England Lions’ drawn recreation in opposition to Australia A at Canterbury, the place he took six wickets and scored two half-centuries.
He added: “I’ve come again and felt good, placing in some respectable performances with bat and ball. Confidence is actually good, it is simply attempting to contribute as a lot as I can.
“I’ll play one T20 for Surrey on Friday, then put together for the summer time of Check cricket. Hopefully, I’m within the XI (in opposition to Ireland) on Wednesday and I can put in a efficiency.
“I need to find performances that will beat the Australians in the Ashes. The team is pretty exciting – there will be some great cricket played.”
England face Ireland in a one-off Check subsequent week adopted by the Ashes from August 1. Ensure you catch all of the motion from Lord’s from 10am on Wednesday, dwell on Sky Sports activities Most important Occasion and Sky Sports activities Cricket.