England cricket team captain

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan is an Irish-conceived cricketer who skippers the England cricket group in restricted overs cricket. A left-gave batsman, he plays region cricket for Middlesex and has played for England’s Test, ODI and T20I groups. He initially spoken to Ireland at global dimension before changing to play for England in 2009. He was the first of just two players in history to score an ODI hundred for two countries and is especially noted for his finish of innings hitting capacity, seeing him named as a ‘finisher’. He is additionally noted similar to a skilful player of the switch clear shot.


After Alastair Cook was expelled from the ODI captaincy on 19 December 2014, Morgan was named as the England chief for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, having just captained England in ODIs and T20Is as a remain in. He is the main England commander to have scored more than 4 ODI hundreds of years. On 19 June 2018, amid the third match of the home ODI arrangement against Australia, Eoin Morgan outperformed the record of Ian Bell as the unequaled driving run scorer for England in One Day International matches. In a similar match Morgan likewise broke the England record for the quickest fifty in ODIs. As of February 2019 he has scored 5,813 ODI keeps running for England. In a meeting with ESPNcricinfo he told that hitting a six is his preferred shot.

T20 establishment cricket

Morgan participated in the 2010 Indian Premier League (IPL). In the former player sell off, he was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore for an aggregate of $220,000.However, he was regularly all through the side and was not given much chance. Morgan was acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders for $350,000 at the 2011 IPL barters for the following 3 years.

In 2014, Morgan chose not to enter IPL 2014 because of England playing an ODI arrangement against Sri Lanka at home when IPL occurred.

In 2015, Eoin Morgan chose to play the Indian Premier League and was purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad for $150,000. Amid the competition he missed the England ODI amusement against Ireland. He additionally played 7 recreations for the Sunrisers in IPL 2016.


Morgan told the Sunday Times that ‘From the age of 13, I needed to play cricket for England. I’ve never felt any disgrace in saying this is the thing that I needed to do. Furthermore, the general population at home associated with cricket, they resembled, “Reasonable play, it will be amazing on the off chance that you make it”. So I’ve never had any disgrace about this and my dad’s never had any disgrace about it.He has therefore expressed that his mom is English, and that he has held a British identification since birth.At the time, England was one of the ten full individuals from the International Cricket Council, while Ireland was a partner part; just full part countries can play a full timetable of global cricket, including Test matches. Ireland were in this manner conceded as full individuals in 2017.

In May 2007, Morgan was named as one of England’s twelfth men for the Lord’s Test versus West Indies,and went ahead for Matthew Hoggard on the third day.On 16 August 2008, Morgan spoke to the England Lions in a rundown A match against the visiting South Africans. He scored 47* in an unbeaten organization of 113 with Samit Patel over the span of England Lions verifying a six wicket victory.Morgan was a piece of the England Performance Program squad in India in the winter of 2008,although no matches were played as the visit was dropped after the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.Morgan was likewise part of the England Lions for the winter voyage through New Zealand.[26]

In the wake of visiting with the England Lions over the winter, it was declared in April 2009 that Morgan was in England’s 30-man temporary squad for the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.This implied that he couldn’t play for Ireland, who were likewise partaking in the competition. While frustrated to be denied Morgan’s batting, Irish cricket group director Roy Torrens said “[Morgan’s] made no mystery of that reality [wanting to play Test cricket]. So you know, it’s not absolutely sudden to us. We understand this is continually going to be an issue with our better players playing in England”.

2011 Australia and World Cup

Morgan did not perform well amid the ODI arrangement with Australia. His top score of the arrangement came in the third match between the opposite sides, where he made 30. He made 24 in the following match to enable England to win by 21 runs. In the fifth ODI he made only two as Australia won the match by 51 runs. The 6th match of the arrangement saw Morgan make 21 from only 13 balls, however it was insufficient to forestall another an England rout, this time by two wickets.

Morgan was not at first named in England’s squad for the 2011 World Cup as he was experiencing a cracked finger,but was later called up following damage to Kevin Pietersen.On 11 March 2011 he made his World Cup debut for England, scoring 63 keeps running in the annihilation to Bangladesh,making him just the fourth player to have spoken to two unique countries at the Cricket World Cup.He made 7 in the following match against the West Indies as England met all requirements for the Quarter Finals. Be that as it may, they lost to Sri Lanka by ten wickets, in spite of the fact that Morgan made 50 off 66 balls.

2019 Cricket World Cup

In April 2019, he was named as the skipper of England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.