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Wood can be the X-factor for England in World Cup, says Rainford Brent

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Ebony Brent, the former England women's believes that could possibly bring X-factor to England Men's team in The believes that his pace will bring something fresh to the team.

"has just put in a fantastic performance in the and I think that extra pace that he could bring could be vital," quoted as saying.

"Some of the guys usually operate in the low 80s (mph) and therefore Wood could be useful."

"There is no doubt in my mind that he will be brought in at some point because he is kind of and could bring a bit of extra oomph," added.

Wood has breathed new life into England's unit in both the Test and ODI format, he was sensational in blowing the Windies away with his out-and-out pace in the recently concluded series.

also believes that this is the best chance for England to lift as the team has been exceptional in changing their fortunes in the ODI format.

"This is the best chance England has ever had to win the World Cup," ICC quoted Brent as saying.

"Seeing the turnaround in this team over the past few years or so has been amazing."

"It is a young and exciting side which is even better and let us face it is the best ODI side we have ever had," she added.

England takes on in their opening match of on May 30.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 12:32 IST