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England skipper Morgan says fielding let side down in Pakistan loss

England skipper Morgan says fielding let side down in Pakistan loss

England's Jofra Archer and Jason Roy were both fined 15 percent of their match fee for misconduct during their 14-run defeat by Pakistan in the World Cup on Monday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said.

Root called for England not to overreact to the setback ahead of their next match against Bangladesh on Saturday.

The men in green seemed discombobulated to the perils of worldwide one-day cricket & Sarfaraz's tutelage had absolutely no answers even against the likes of Afghanistan (who are competing in their second ever World Cup edition) and the West Indies (who had to feature in the World Cup qualifiers to make the cut for the final 10 countries). "But the one thing is very important, which is our coach is always backing us".

It was all so different from England's fine fielding effort during a 104-run thrashing of South Africa in last week's first match of this World Cup. This comes after the Pakistan cricket team skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed fined 20 percent of his match fee for conducting slow over-rate during the 50-over tournament while his team has been fined with 10 percent of match fee each following the over-rate conduct.

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"You can have bad days with the bat and ball but you really shouldn't in the field". Wicketkeeper Buttler, one delivery after completing a 75-ball century, was also caught at short third man when he guided Mohammad Amir to fellow left-arm quick Riaz.

Nevertheless, Morgan felt the side had done a good job with their bowling and said the 130-run partnership between Joe Root and Jos Buttler had kept the game alive.

"The umpires came to me after, I can't remember the exact over, but it was mid-innings, and seemed to think that we were throwing the ball in on the bounce too much or it was being over-exaggerated".

"They emphasised it would be the same for both (teams). When the ball is hit against the LED advertising boards it does scuff it up quite a lot so he was just interested to see if one side was tougher than the other, natural or unnatural".