Eoin Morgan is set to retire from Cricket
Eoin Morgan Irish cricketer
Eoin Morgan is set to retire from Cricket.
Eoin Morgan, who led the England team that won the World Cup, is likely to say on Tuesday that he is done with international cricket. Morgan played international cricket for 16 years and scored more than 10,000 runs in both ODIs and T20Is. Sky Sports said that Morgan, who was born in Dublin and is now 35, had planned to lead England at this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, but he changed his mind after having trouble with his form and fitness for the past 18 months.
Morgan was in charge of a one-day series in the Netherlands this month, but his two problems became clear when he was out for nothing twice in high-scoring games.
Then, he missed the last game because his groin hurt, so he didn’t play in the last game of the series. Jos Buttler is now England’s vice-captain, and when Morgan was away, he filled in as captain when needed.
Buttler’s first job might be a high-profile series against India that starts on July 7 and has three Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals. After this, the same plan would be used against South Africa.
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Morgan played his first one-day international for Ireland in 2006, but in 2009, he switched to playing for England.
By the time he retires, he will have played in a total of 248 ODIs and 115 T20Is, during which he will have scored 7,701 runs, including 14 centuries. Also, in 115 T20Is, he has scored 2,458 runs and 14 fifties.