Hailing for Ireland, Eoin Morgan is one of only four players to have represented two nations at the World Cup. Back in 2006, Morgan made his Ireland debut against Scotland and unfortunately got out at 99. Since making the controversial switch to England, he has had his fair share of highs and lows. He led the England team in the 2015 World Cup and got knocked out in the group stage itself. On the other hand, he was a key catalyst of remarkable change in the ECB that culminated with them winning the 2019 World Cup. All through, the English cricketer has been regarded as a reliable yet courageous stroke player and often commended for his role as the team’s finisher. Eoin Morgan, although a very private man off the field, lets his bat do the talking on the field.
|Date of Birth||10 September 1986|
|Height||5 ft 9 inches|
|Playing Role||Left-hand batsman|
Morgan has been a rock in England’s middle order for close to a decade now. Morgan chose to focus on the shorter formats of the game, playing his last test back in 2012. Named the captain of both the T20 and the ODI teams, Morgan has been the face of the New England cricket team that not only claimed the no. 1 ODI team spot in 2019 but also won a World Cup on their home soil.
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Over his ODI and T20 careers, Eoin has amassed 7368 and 2002 runs respectively. He is a veteran of the game who consistently proves he has still got it.
An IPL veteran in his own right, he has been involved in the IPL since 2010. Having gone unsold in the 2018 auction, he will be looking to prove his worth this time around with KKR picking him up for a princely 5.25 crores.
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