To our protection of the second ODI between England and the Netherlands, beginning at 10am.
The Matthew Mott period began with a bang – England broke the earlier ODI world file within the first recreation, simply two runs in need of an nearly unfathomable 500.
In case you are a Dutch participant you may think about that you’re fairly anxious to need to play in opposition to the identical opponent just some days after a 232 run ravage.
From an English perspective, the pyrotechnics of Jos Buttler and Liam Livingstone got here as no shock, whereas Dawid Malan confirmed his class with a well-built century.
However the platform for the general world file was laid by Phil Salt’s first ODI clay – and the brand new man on the helm of the order believes Mott will empower his gamers to proceed taking part in fearless cricket.
“He likes the way in which I play,” Salt mentioned of the Australian coach. “I do not assume something is simply too completely different from the model of cricket we’ll play.
“It is fairly self-explanatory what you need to do if you wish to play for England. If you wish to play for Morgs you need to play a sure approach and he is very clear about that.”
“It is so simple as understanding that once I get the possibility, I’ve to carry out and I’ve to do it nicely. That is the way it will work if you wish to have a protracted profession in England.”
Salt accepts that one inning will not be sufficient to drive away axes from Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow when each can be found, a gap partnership that is averaging 57.67 with a staggering 13 100-plus stands in 49 innings and authoritative contributed to England’s World Cup triumph.
However whereas he’ll retain his place in at present’s second recreation and Wednesday’s ultimate, each in Amstelveen, Salt is content material to bat someplace within the entrance row if it means retaining his place.
He mentioned: “Each time you don an England shirt is an honour, I need to preserve doing that. If I can preserve doing stuff like this and put my title within the hat, hopefully I will give the selectors a headache.”
“You possibly can’t hit in all places, are you able to? I would wish to get as many video games as attainable for England. It does not matter the place to me. I will at all times do my finest to carry out, arise and win video games for the workforce. “