Tuesday 1 April 2014 

Video - All We Can Do Is Apologise - Giles

Watch as an embarrassed England coach Ashley Giles tries to come to terms with his team's abject ICC World Twenty20 performance against the Netherlands.

England produced an abject batting performance to be dismissed for 88 having earlier done good work with the ball to restrict the Dutch to 133 for five.

And Giles made no attempt to hide his disappointment with the way in which his team had performed, when asked to sum up what had happened.

"Certainly 'complacency' would have to be one of them. There's no point hiding," he said.

"And it was embarrassing, you know, and with all due respect to the Dutch because they've played some good cricket this competition."

He added that there was plenty of anger in the dressing room after England lost to the Netherlands for the second time - after being defeated in the opening game of the ICC World Twenty20 2009 at Lord's.

"There's a lot of emotions at the moment and of course we're angry. We're human beings and that sort of performance, when it's your line of work, you should be angry and I understand why the supporters are angry," Giles admitted.

"There's quite a few out here who've come all the way out to Bangladesh to watch us, there's some in our hotel.

"All we can do is apologise. Apologise to them and apologise to the people watching at home. That isn't, that isn't good.

"Again, credit to the Dutch, they were good tonight, but we shouldn't be losing like that."

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