The official ICC Men's Cricket World Cup trophy tour began its 100-day journey of the country today transported in the 100% electric Nissan LEAF - Europe's top-selling electric vehicle (EV) - making this tour the first ICC Trophy Tour powered by an all-electric vehicle.
Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day global in Barbados on Wednesday.
The umpires had to replace the ball more than half a dozen times after several of Gayle's towering sixes landed outside the stadium, including one that measured at 121 metres.
"Everyone knows their role, they're very comfortable in their role, they've got a lot of strength in depth, they seem to have a lot of options covered and they're an exciting team to watch".
"It still is the pinnacle, but over the past few years the European Central Bank and Andrew Strauss decided not to overlook one-day cricket and to give it its own importance".
The format of the 2019 World Cup is such that all 10 teams play each other in the group stage before four progress to the semi-finals and then two reach the final.
But Cook said a change of attitude lay behind England's rise up the one-day rankings since that dismal display.
"Probably over the years we've really concentrated on Test cricket as a a nation".
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ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director, Steve Elworthy, said: "The tournament is within touching distance now and it's incredible to see the takeover of the iconic London location of Trafalgar Square to mark 100 days to go".
"With everyone saying: 'The pressure of a home World Cup", I think the players will love it and embrace the support'.
"They're picking one-day specialists and the sky's the limit". Jason and Jonny were outstanding. Skipper Eoin Morgan made 65 off 51 balls, consisting of four fours and three sixes as England finished on 364 for four off 48.4 overs.
"They've got every facet required to win a World Cup".
After defeating England in recently concluded Test series, West Indies would look to continue their form in the ODIs as well.
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Morgan believes they have 17 to 18 players in mind who are going to be part of the World Cup team.
As for champions Australia, England's oldest rivals and five-times World Cup-winners, Swann said: "The Aussies are like Germany in the football - you can never write them off at a World Cup".