England fans appeared to put the blame at coach Ashley Giles' door after their World Twenty20 campaign ended with an embarrassing defeat to the Netherlands in Chittagong.
"#GilesOut" trended on Twitter as supporters expressed their anger at a miserable winter's cricket from the team.
Giles expressed his own anger after the match, per Daily Mail correspondent Chris Foy:
Bloody hell, this is messy... Ashley Giles: 'That was complacent, ugly and embarrassing - we apologise to the fans.' Looked furious. #WT20— Chris Foy (@FoyChris) March 31, 2014
But Giles is unlikely to be out. On the contrary, it is expected that Giles will effectively be promoted to Andy Flower's job as head coach of the team across all three formats before the summer begins.
Whether the latest loss shifts perspectives remains to be seen, but Giles told Sky Sports in a post-match broadcast that he still believes he is the right man for the job.
Twitter, however, disagreed:
Yeah Ashley Giles is clearly the man for the job, who recommended him? Alex Ferguson? Worse than Moyes #GilesOut— Lord Damo (@DamenBramwell) March 31, 2014
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