Eoin Morgan Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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Having started his cricket career at a young age, Eoin Morgan has become one of the most successful England cricket players. Although he was born in Irish, he plays and is Captain for England in the One-Day International Editions. Eoin has made a name for himself with the many records and achievements he has made. Here are more details about Eoin Morgan;

Basic information about Eoin Morgan

Full Name Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan
Age 35 years
Born In Dublin
Bat Style Left-Handed
Bowl Style Right-arm medium
Nationality English, Irish
Birth Date 10 September 1986
Height 5 ft 9 in
Spouse Tara Ridgway
Net Worth £2.3 million (‘21.87 crore)
Teams England, Peshawar Zalmi, England Lions, Karachi Kings, London Spirit, Kings XI Punjab, Sydney Thunder, Dublin Chiefs, Gazi Tank Cricketers, Kolkata Knight Riders, Ireland, Barbados Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Tshwane Spartans, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Middlesex.

 

Eoin Morgan Cricket Batting Stats:

From an early age, Eoin was known as a growing cricketer. He was excellent at both sweeping and reverse sweeping tricks. Today, he has grown to give outstanding batting records in all the tournaments he has participated in. 

Test Cricket Stats: For the Tests, he has played 16 matches where he scored 24 innings and 700 runs. His highest run score is 13o, and the average is 30.43. Eoin’s strike rate is 54.77. 

ODI : Eoin Morgan has played in 241 matches in the ODI, where he has a record of 225 innings and 7598 runs. His highest score was 148, while the average was 39.37. The strike rate of Eoin in the ODI is 91.44. 

T20 : With 94 matches in the T20, Eoin has a total of 91 innings and 2240 runs. His highest score was 91 and an average of 30.27. Eoin’s strike rate is 138.96. 

IPL: Eoin has played in the Indian Premier League  for 66 matches. He has recorded 59 innings, 1272 runs and the highest score being 68. His average is 25.44, while his strike rate is 126.32. 

Career Information

Eoin Morgan schooled in Catholic University School, where he took part in three Leinster Senior Schools Cup Champions teams. While playing in the Under 17 and Under 19, Eoin was the leading player in the young Irish teams. He even represented the Irish in the U0-19 and became the top score player of his team. Two years later, he was announced the Captain of the U-19 team. 

From then, he has made his debuts in the different tournaments he has participated in as follows;

Test Debut:

Eoin Morgan made his Test debut on May 27, 2010, against Bangladesh at Lord’s. he scored 44 runs for the first inning, but he was not needed in the second innings as England won the match by eight wickets. 

His last Test was on February 3, 2012, against Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. In this, England lost the series, and in the second Test, Eoin was under pressure. He scored only 3 runs in the game and was later dismissed for a duck in the second innings. 

ODI Debut:

On August 05, 2006, Eoin made his ODI debut against Scotland at Cambusdoon New Ground. He scored 99 runs, falling one short of a century. Ireland beat Scotland by 85 runs. 

The last ODI by Eoin Morgan was on July 4, 2021, England against Sri Lanka, where he led his team into a win of 2-0. 

T20 Debut:

Eoin made his T20 debut on July 5, 2009, against the Netherlands at Lord’s. he played his last T20 series against Pakistan on July 20, 2021, at Manchester. Pakistan won by three 3 with 2 balls remaining. 

IPL Debut:

Eoin made his Indian Premier League debut on March 14, 2010, versus Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens. KKR then purchased him in 2011, and from then, he has spent most of his IPL career in this team. However, he represented Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2015 and Kings XI Punjab in 2016. He was then repurchased by KKR 2020, and he is looking forward to continuing the second phase of IPL 2021.  

Eoin Morgan Achievements/ Records

  • Morgan is the first cricketer to record a first-double century for Ireland.
  • Eoin is the first batsman to be dismissed for 99 on his ODI debut.
  • He was the third-youngest ever non-sub continental player to make a century in ODI cricket. 
  • He got his most significant breakthrough in 2009 when he competed in the Championships Trophy match in South Africa. 
  • He was praised for his captaincy in 2013 after leading England to win by 5 wickets to level the series. 
  • ICC appointed Morgan as the Captain of a World XI team to play a one-off T20I fixture against West Indies in 2018. 
  • He was named the Captain of Middlesex while at the age of 22, and in 2020, he was still placed the Captain of the same team for the Vitality Blast Campaign. 
  • He became the captain of the 2014 England Cricket team. 
  • He made a new record of the leading run-scorer for England in ODI on June 19, 2018. 
  • Eoin won the ICC World Cup in 2019. 
  • He was included in the 55-man group of players training for the international games starting in England on May 29, 2020. 

Eoin Morgan’s Awards

  • Eoin was named the Captain for the ODI series against Ireland and Australia. 
  • In 2015 in the ODI series, he was named the Man of the Match after scoring 71 in England’s innings. In the fourth ODI, he registered 113 from 82 balls which helped England win the match by 7 wickets. 
  • He was named Captain of the year in 2019 in the Cricket World Cup. 
  • He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2020 New Year Honours for services to cricket. 

Injuries

  • Morgan had to recover from a shoulder injury to participate in the series against Pakistan in UAE from January to February 2012. 
  • Morgan had to withdraw from the 2018 match against West Indies after having a broken finger. 

He sustained a brutal injury on his hand to beat India in the first ODI match in Pune. He was, however, ruled out of the series. 

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://www.espncricinfo.com/player/eoin-morgan-24598/matches
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eoin_Morgan
  3. https://www.infosportsworld.com/eoin-morgan-cricket-player-profile/
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