Perhaps, the entertaining and aggressive style that England have played in this World Cup and over the last four years — and the fact that this team is very inclusive and diverse in its cast — can make a difference.
ICC World Cup 2019: England triumphed in the end, not because New Zealand were less talented — both teams ended up equals, not once, but twice. First, in the regular game, then in the Super Over. But England had more boundaries than New Zealand — 26 to 17 — and they won.
ICC World Cup 2019: Jadeja dashed down the track - a manic, imperious possessed run and he gave it a thunderous wallop. The crowd, who didn’t know where the next Indian run was going to come, were stunned.
The answer, possibly, lies in a meeting at Lord’s two years ago, just before the Champions Trophy, when Indian cricket fan group Bharat Army’s founder Rakesh Patel met Steve Elworthy, the ICC’s in-charge for fan experience.