England face Pakistan in their final ICC T20 Women’s Cricket World Cup group game on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports Cricket from 12.30pm; wicketkeeper-batter Amy Jones spoke to media on Monday; watch every match of the Women’s T20 World Cup live on Sky Sports Cricket

Amy Jones says England are “still searching for the complete performance” despite lauding their new approach, adding no thought has been given to avoiding Australia in the T20 World Cup semi-finals.

Speaking at an ICC press conference on Monday ahead of England’s final group game against Pakistan on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports Cricket with coverage from 12.30pm, wicketkeeper-batter Jones spoke of the confidence garnered from victory over India in the quest for a total display.

“The whole group will take a lot of confidence from that [win over India],” Jones said.

“India, obviously, are a brilliant side, so going into that game everyone was really up for it and knew it was going to be a hard-fought match, so to come away with the win, everyone was really pleased how we went about it.

“Having a real clear way we want to go about it, being so positive, entertaining and trying to inspire people. In a situation like we were [29-3 down], there could have been cautiousness, but because we’ve all bought in to that, it makes it a lot simpler.

“There’s not a lot of doubt to be honest, when you know you’ve got the backing of everyone in the team to go out and stick to your strengths, and still try to entertain and play the most positive cricket we can, and put them under pressure at all times. It definitely simplifies it, and it’s a fun way to play cricket.

“Even if you look at the conditions as well, the first six overs it was extremely hard to bat, the ball was moving around a lot and it looked really tricky. We didn’t let that and losing the three early wickets affect us later on when the conditions eased out a bit. Which we might have done in the past, so having that sort of direction definitely helped us.

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