IT may have been anticlimactic, but England are through – and I think they now have a hell of a chance of winning the World Twenty20.
We’ve seen two very different England performances, but then they were on two very different pitches.
Monday’s surface was great for shot-making and they played brilliantly to make 190 against the West Indies.
Last night’s score was a few short of what they would have wanted, but Ireland were stunning in the field and I think England would have won that match had it gone the distance.
You have to take your hat off to Eoin Morgan: he has made such an impact on the one-day team and for such a young man plays with great maturity. I can’t remember anyone coming in and playing such a dominant role.
Paul Colingwood looks to have got the right mix in his team now, with the attacking likes of Craig Kieswetter and Michael Lumb heading the batting, and I fancy them to rival Australia and India for the trophy.