England not thinking about net run rate

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England will not be thinking about the need to improve their net run rate against Afghanistan, they just want to want to win the game according to allrounder Moeen Ali.

The teams clash in an important World T20 Group one encounter in Delhi on Wednesday with England needing to win to stay in the hunt for a semifinal spot.

England lost their first game of the tournament against the West Indies but bounced back to beat South Africa with a record chase of 230 in Mumbai.

With only two teams going through from the group, net run rate could be important as England still have to play defending champions Sri Lanka in their final group game.

The Afghans have shown though that they are no pushovers giving Sri Lanka and the Proteas a scare before falling to gracious defeats.

Moeen said: "We've not thought about net run-rates at all, I'm not sure we've got the brains in our team to really think about that!"

"It's more important we try to win the games. Afghanistan are a very good side and they competed well against South Africa. We're not taking them lightly.

"We are going to play them with everything we've got, just as we would against South Africa or the West Indies."

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