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'We have a huge target on our back': Mark Wood claims everyone wants to beat England at the World Cup Defeat in second game by Pakistan has cranked up the pressure on an England  Eoin Morgan's side face a must-win game against Bangladesh on Saturday Liam Plunkett is expected to return, probably at the expense of Adil Rashid

By Paul Newman for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:02 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 22:05 BST, 5 June 2019

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Mark Wood believes England have become marked men as the rest of the world do their utmost to join Pakistan in derailing the hot tournament favourites.

Defeat at Trent Bridge in just their second game has cranked up the pressure on an England team that showed signs against Pakistan of being weighed down by the great expectations that will accompany the World Cup hosts throughout the tournament.

And Wood, one of the few bowlers who did himself justice in a woeful performance in the field in Nottingham, believes Bangladesh will be just as motivated to bring England down in what has become a must win game on Saturday for Eoin Morgan's side.

Mark Wood believes World Cup hosts and favourites England have become marked men

Mark Wood believes World Cup hosts and favourites England have become marked men

'We have a huge target on our back,' said Wood, who proved his fitness after more ankle problems in bowling with pace and hostility in taking two wickets against Pakistan. 'We are the favourites, the home side and everybody wants

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