Chris Jordan says, England “Stronger” After 2016 Heartbreak: T20 World Cup

Chris Jordan: Even if some of their players are unavailable for various reasons, the South Australian Redbacks still have a well-equipped squad. They may have started quite weakly, we expect them to recover in the following games.

Despite losing the previous game, many positive aspects derived from it. A total of 316 in a game shortened to 43 overs, Alex Carey led his lineup brilliantly as he marked an undefeated century. However, the lack of support from other hitters kept South Australia close to where it could have been.


  • Chris Jordan said England have become stronger after 2016 heartbreak
  • England lost the 2016 T20 World Cup final to the West Indies
  • Ben Stokes, defending 19 runs, conceded four sixes in his final over

Chris Jordan says England’s heartbreak in the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup final against the West Indies made them a stronger team as Eoin Morgan’s team seeks redemption in this year’s tournament.

England had a hand in the trophy in Calcutta before Carlos Brathwaite defeated Ben Stokes for four consecutive sixes to win the game for the Caribbean.

Three years later. England became world champions in the 50over format. And are among the favorites for this year’s T20 World Cup. In the United Arab Emirates and Oman, which begins on Sunday.

Jordan conceded just eight runs in the penultimate round of the 2016 final. Leading the West Indies to 19 of the six balls thrown by Stokes, and cautioned himself that he prematurely thought the game was over.

“I’ll never take myself to that place again. “I definitely won’t be thinking that way after bowling the 19th over until it’s fully, fully over.” said the 33-year-old seamer

“We tend to laugh about it now, but we definitely came out stronger for it as a unit.

“I wouldn’t say it haunted us too much. Someone has to come up victorious and for something like that to be done in the last over, you can’t write that.”

Jordan believes England, the top-ranked T20 side, now makes “clearer” decisions in crunch moments. Which he said helped during the victorious 2019 World Cup campaign.

“The team was on autopilot,” he said. “In any situation, you saw the game slow down a little bit and everyone came up with an informed and correct decision.”

Despite the absence of two injured World Cup heroes, Stokes and Jofra Archer England fast pitcher Morgan, Jos Buttler. And the world’s number one Twenty20 hitter Dawid Malan has.

Jordan said the team’s experience is a key asset as England strives to become the first team to win both limited world trophies at the same time.

“For this team, having been together for so long, the chemistry is there, the talent is there. All the ingredients are there for us to make a decent run in this campaign,” he said

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