Eoin Morgan      

Full name Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan

Born September 10, 1986, Dublin

Current age 28 years 144 days

Major teams England, Ireland, Bangalore Royal Challengers, England A, Ireland A, Ireland Under-19s, Kolkata Knight Riders, Middlesex, Middlesex 2nd XI, Sir Paul Getty's XI, Sydney Thunder

Nickname Moggie

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Occasional wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Catholic University School

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 24 1 700 130 30.43 1278 54.77 2 3 77 6 11 0
ODIs 134 126 21 3848 124* 36.64 4493 85.64 7 22 318 86 55 0
T20Is 50 49 10 1147 85* 29.41 869 131.99 0 6 102 44 21 0
First-class 89 147 16 4730 209* 36.10 9201 51.40 11 22 70 1
List A 241 221 34 6918 161 36.99 7900 87.56 13 38 90 0
Twenty20 151 140 21 3147 85* 26.44 2413 130.41 0 14 279 120 63 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 134 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 89 102 90 2 2/24 2/24 45.00 5.29 51.0 0 0 0
List A 241 42 49 0 - - - 7.00 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 151 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Bangladesh at Lord's, May 27-31, 2010 scorecard
Last Test England v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Feb 3-6, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Scotland v Ireland at Ayr, Aug 5, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI England v India at Perth, Jan 30, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Netherlands at Lord's, Jun 5, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v India at Birmingham, Sep 7, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, Aug 6-8, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester, Sep 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Hertfordshire v Ireland at Bishop's Stortford, Aug 28-29, 2003 scorecard
Last List A England v India at Perth, Jan 30, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder at Perth, Jan 1, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2 England v India Perth 30 Jan 2015 ODI # 3595
0 England v Australia Hobart 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3589
- England v India Brisbane 20 Jan 2015 ODI # 3586
121 England v Australia Sydney 16 Jan 2015 ODI # 3578
7 England XI v PM's XI Canberra 14 Jan 2015 Other OD
32 England XI v Act Inv XI Canberra 12 Jan 2015 Other OD
16* Syd Thunder v Scorchers Perth 1 Jan 2015 T20
7 Syd Thunder v Melb Reneg Melbourne (Docklands) 30 Dec 2014 T20
6 Syd Thunder v Syd Sixers Sydney 27 Dec 2014 T20
12* Syd Thunder v Heat Sydney 21 Dec 2014 T20
Profile

Long considered one of England's most bankable limited-overs performers, Eoin Morgan ascended to the one-day captaincy in slightly chaotic circumstances less than two months out from the 2015 World Cup. Ironically, it coincided with one of his worst periods of form since switching to England from Ireland but once the selectors had decided to dispense with Alastair Cook, Morgan, the regular deputy, was the most obvious candidate. His cool temperament and the tactical nous had already marked him out as a leader. A left-hander who quickly built a reputation for inventive and audacious strokeplay, Morgan also possessed the patience and power of shot to be a natural "finisher" - a role England struggled to fill for a decade.

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Jan 30, 2015

Eoin Morgan walks back for 2, England v India, Carlton Mid Tri-series, Perth, January 30, 2015

Eoin Morgan walks back for 2

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Jan 23, 2015

Eoin Morgan went for a golden duck, Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Hobart, January 23, 2015

Eoin Morgan went for a golden duck

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Jan 16, 2015

Eoin Morgan walks off the SCG to applause from the crowd, Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Sydney, January 16, 2015

Eoin Morgan walks off the SCG to applause from the crowd

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2003, 2004

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2011

Tour Results
M.C.C. v ROW XI at Lord's - Jul 5, 2014
M.C.C. won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
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