March 31, 2014
England lose to Netherlands for the second time in the World T20. Twitter explores with glee, sarcasm and schadenfreude.
But we eventually managed to put some of the best tweets together. Here they are.
Mentally, England are already at cruising altitude, somewhere over the Caspian Sea. Nearly home boys, nearly home...— Andrew Miller (@miller_cricket) March 31, 2014
English cricket is currently an Elton John album (without the top 40 hit). Too Low for Zero. #wt20— Dileep Premachandran (@SpiceBoxofEarth) March 31, 2014
Always felt England had one more trick up their sleeve this winter.— Alan Tyers (@alantyers) March 31, 2014
Would love to be the guy crafting a press release announcing Ashley Giles' appointment as head coach. You could really have fun with it.— King Cricket (@TheKingsTweets) March 31, 2014
Nasser on Giles' job prospects: "You don't want to go into that meeting with a CV saying 'lost to the Netherlands last game'."— Dave Tickner (@tickerscricket) March 31, 2014
Giles admits his mistake in asking team to "humiliate the boys in orange." Says he understands why they thot that meant themselves #SolarRed— karachikhatmal (@karachikhatmal) March 31, 2014
its looking like this tournament is going in the same place as the rest of the winter. In the "it never happened" bank in my mind #EngvNeth— Mark Long (@MarkLong06) March 31, 2014
Stuart Broad: "England have lost players like @KP24." ECB had instructed him to be referred to as "He Whose Name Shall Not Be Spoken"— Alternative Cricket (@AltCricket) March 31, 2014
Jesus, Broad just mentioned KP. ECB about to go into meltdown.— The Old Batsman (@theoldbatsman) March 31, 2014
England's T20 record against the Netherlands (most recent first): L L #wt20— Stick Cricket (@stickcricket) March 31, 2014
I miss the days when Ted Dexter picked the England team. At least that was just incompetence, rather than willful incompetence.— Pavilion Opinions (@pavilionopinion) March 31, 2014
Their latest kit RT @karachikhatmal: Sacking KP or appointing Moyes? Which was the worst British sporting decision of this millennium?— Shaheryar Mirza (@mirza9) March 31, 2014
What a World Cup it has been! We came, we saw, we fought, we learnt and in the end of it all we took away something we deserved! You beauty!— Wesley Barresi (@Pepe_Barezi) March 31, 2014
ECB confirm three-man shortlist for head coach's job: Ashley Giles, David Moyes, Tim Sherwood.— Dave Tickner (@tickerscricket) March 31, 2014
It never goes down well when you steal your opponents' colours— Andrew Miller (@miller_cricket) March 31, 2014
England will have landed at Heathrow before the Lankan anthem has finished.— Peter (@_Peter1082) March 31, 2014
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