Australia vs England, World Cup 2019: England not ‘scared’ of chasing, says coach Trevor Bayliss

England was unable to chase 285 runs when they met Australia last time, however, coach Trevor Bayliss is confident of doing it this time around
Australia vs England, World Cup 2019, England not ‘scared’ of chasing, says coach Trevor BaylissBayliss has had a good stint with England team thus far
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England coach, Trevor Bayliss has said that his team will not be ‘scared’ of chasing the target while batting second in the ICC World Cup 2019 semi-final against Australia. 

"Over the past four years we have won 14 of the last 17 times we have batted second," he told BBC Radio 5Live's Sportsweek programme. 

"So batting second doesn't scare our guys and the wickets are a little better now than they were earlier in the tournament. We are full of confidence and happy to be in the semi-finals."

 

Earlier, in the group match, Australia outplayed England after hosts failed to chase the 285-run total.

However, Bayliss thinks the case would be different this time around, "I think it was more to do with the way we approached the game.

 

"We came in off a bad loss to Sri Lanka in the game before where we got completely away from our style of play I guess and I think there was still a bit of a hangover in that next match.

"After that the boys made a commitment to going out -- win, lose or draw -- to play to their strengths and we did that in the next two games and put in a good performance so it is about sticking to our processes and how we play well."

 

England despite being the hot favorites for the World Cup found themselves in deep trouble i the midst of tournament, however, some recovery at the end helped them make it to the semi-finals. 

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