Did Morgan and Co psych themselves out even before match had begun?

Peter Hayter asks some intriguing questions of England’s mindset before, during and after their semi-final flop

On the eve of their ICC Champions Trophy semifinal against Pakistan in Cardiff, England skipper Eoin Morgan chose a form of words to sum up the challenge facing them that would have alerted all with even a passing knowledge of sports trick-cyclery to the possibility that he and his team were there for the taking.
“I hope,” said the Irishman, “we’ve not played our best cricket yet.”
Not, you’ll note: “We’ve n...

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