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;
|Full Name||Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan|
|Bowl Style||Right-arm medium|
|Birth Date||10 September 1986|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|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.|
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.
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;
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.