Dom Bess had one of the worst games in the match against Sri Lanka. In many situations, nothing really worked out for him, but he is aware that there will always be such days in sports, but that he should learn a lesson from that and be even better.
"I haven't bowled as much I would have liked to," Bess said of England's limited preparation time, as quoted by cricbuzz "But that's cricket at the end of the day. I know I haven't bowled as well as I could have done and got away with one or two.
Those were not among my best deliveries but then again, I've also bowled very well on days and haven't taken any poles and had dropped catches." Bess knows that bad games are an integral part of the sport "That's just how it goes and I'm the fortunate one who has taken five wickets.
You have to take it when it comes. But I know I can bowl better. "There was one pretty bad ball in there [to Dickwella]. I feel like if a seamer bowls a wide half-volley and they get nicked it's a wicket at the end of the day.
It's not my best wicket. You're going to bowl good balls and they're going to go out of the park or get dropped so you've got to take it when it comes." "There are going to be days either here or in India where I'm going to bowl 10 times better and not take any poles.
It is about the outcome and how people look at it. I've taken five wickets for England no one can take that away from me."
An interesting situation happened when Dasun Shanaka swept the ball hard into the leg-side only for it to hit Jonny Bairstow "It was bizarre," Bess said.
"You take that sweep shot, I'm fortunate with that as well. You want guys getting caught at short leg by Jonny rather than hitting him, caught Buttler, but at the end of the day, a wicket is a wicket. Things happen in the sub-continent."
"I concentrated on making the batsman play as much as possible and also varying my pace in little ways, maybe not six, seven miles an hour at times but actually going up two miles an hour, coming down three or four miles an hour and that was a plan I sort of stuck to. It's an absolute dream world day for us."