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Broad issues a rally cry to England flops

FAST bowler Stuart Broad has called on England&rsquo;s one-day flops to learn from their previous mistakes as they look to avoid a humiliating series whitewash to Australia.<br /><br />A string of poor batting performances have seen Andrew Strauss&rsquo;s men crash to four straight defeats in the 50-over format.<br />The fifth game of the seven-match series takes places at Trent Bridge this afternoon and Broad has called on his ailing troops to let their actions do the talking in a bid to regain lost confidence.<br /><br />&ldquo;There have been a few team meetings, Broad explained. &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve done a lot talking during the first four games but it&rsquo;s all about actions now.<br /><br />&ldquo;There&rsquo;s only so much Andy Flower, England coach can say for it to sink in and for us to learn from our mistakes. We&rsquo;ve been told our roles and we know our game plans, we&rsquo;re just not executing them. It&rsquo;s up to the players to take responsibility and perform.<br /><br />&ldquo;We&rsquo;ve obviously been making the same mistakes which isn&rsquo;t acceptable. The only place we can change that is out on the pitch and we need to do that at Trent Bridge.&rdquo;<br /><br />The bad news for England is that all-rounder Luke Wright is a doubt after suffering a freak training ground injury. The Sussex man was struck on the toe while batting against a bowling machine at Loughborough. Hampshire&rsquo;s Dimitri Mascarenhas has been brought in as cover.<br /><br />With the series already over, both sides may now rest some men ahead of next week&rsquo;s ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa and Strauss is looking for his players to stand up and be counted.&nbsp; <br /><br />&ldquo;Other people have to stand up. In a good, functioning one-day team you have got match-winners everywhere,&rdquo; he added.<br /><br />&ldquo;The top six all have to be capable of getting one-day international hundreds &ndash; and hundreds generally win you games.&rdquo;