Eoin Morgan Decides To Hang His Boots From International Cricket
By CricShots - Jun 28, 2022 11:12 pm
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England’s limited-overs skipper, Eoin Morgan confirmed that he has decided to hang his boots from international cricket on Tuesday. Though reports had already suggested his likely retirement, the ECB made the official announcement on Tuesday. Notably, Morgan is saying bye to international cricket as the first and only England captain to lead the side to a men’s ODI World Cup win. England had defeated New Zealand in the final of 2019 World Cup.

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Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan captained the national side in 126 ODIs, winning 76 and losing 40 of them. In the shortest format of the game, he led the side in 72 matches , 42 of them resulted in wins and 27 were lost by England.

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Morgan started his international career with Ireland in 2006 before joining the England team in 2009. Overall, he played 248 ODIs, scoring 7,701 runs with the help of 14 centuries and 47 fifties. In the 115 T20Is he played, Morgan scored 2,458 runs with the help of 14 fifties.

Ahead of the ODI assignment against the Netherlands, Eoin Morgan had suggested that he could announce his retirement much earlier than anyone anticipated. Speaking to Sky Sports, Morgan had said, “If I donโ€™t think I am good enough or I donโ€™t feel I am contributing to the team, then I will finish.โ€

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It has been the end of a fantastic career not just as a batter, but as a leader for Eoin Morgan as he brought out a significant have in the mindset to play modern white-ball cricket. He has amassed 7701 runs in 248 ODIs to his name while scoring 2458 runs in 115 T20Is. Morgan, who started his career playing for Ireland and he played an important role in restructuring and transforming English white-ball cricket

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