Jun 29, 2022 07:00 am
Eoin Morgan captained England in 126 ODIs, winning 76 of them. In the T20I format, he led the side in 72 games, 42 of them resulted in wins.
England's white-ball captain Eoin Morgan confirmed his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday. Though reports had already suggested about his likely retirement, the official announcement was made by ECB on Tuesday. Notably, Morgan leaves international cricket as the first and only England skipper to lead the side to a men's ODI World Cup win. England had defeated New Zealand in the final of 2019 World Cup. Morgan captained the national side in 126 ODIs, winning 76 and losing 40 of them. In the T20I format, he led the side in 72 games, 42 of them resulted in wins and 27 were lost by England.
Morgan started his international career with Ireland in 2006 before switching his national team to England 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.
Gratitude poured in for the cricketer on Twitter appreciating his decision and gratifying his contribution.