Eoin Morgan Bio

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan, or Eoin Morgan as he is more commonly known, is a professional cricketer who currently represents England on the international stage.

Morgan, who was born in Ireland on September 10, 1986, previously played for the Irish national team before joining England. He is also the captain of England’s limited-overs cricket team. Morgan bats with his left hand. Morgan plays county cricket for Middlesex in the United Kingdom.

Eoin Morgan is an English cricketer who was born in Ireland and currently plays for the England national team. Morgan played for Ireland’s national cricket team before joining the English side in 2009.

He is England’s new One-Day International captain and led the side to victory at the 2019 World Cup. Morgan was appointed England’s ODI captain during a time of turmoil. The problem was made worse by the fact that the 2015 World Cup was just two months out. The selectors, on the other hand, remained enthusiastic about him and were trusting in his abilities for the 2019 season. Morgan has led his side to their first ever World Cup win in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Records

First Irish cricketer to score a double century in a first-class match (209* against the United Arab Emirates).
On his ODI debut, he became the first batsman to be dismissed for 99 runs.
Third-youngest non-subcontinental player to score a century in one-day international cricket.

Career

Domestic Career

Morgan, who was just 20 years old at the time, joined Middlesex in 2006. Two years later, on 5 July 2008 at Uxbridge, he scored his first first-class century for Middlesex off 250 balls. Morgan also played a vital part in Middlesex’s Twenty20 Cup win in 2008. Morgan displayed his leadership qualities by leading Middlesex to a County Championship win over Kent.

IPL Career

Morgan debuted in the Indian Premier League in the 2010 season (IPL). Royal Challengers Bangalore purchased him at auction for a whopping amount of $220,000. Morgan, on the other hand, struggled to impress in the few chances he was given. The next year, he was re-added to the auction pool and purchased for $350,000 by the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Morgan was unable to participate in the IPL 2014 due to diplomatic obligations against Sri Lanka. After that, he signed with Sunrisers Hyderabad for just $150,000. He was sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 2 crore in the 2017 IPL Auctions.

Other Leagues

Morgan was a part of the Peshawar Zalmi in the 2017 Pakistan Super League season (PSL). For $140,000, he was bought in. The next year, he joined the Karachi Kings.

He was drafted into the Tshwane Spartans’ squad for the first season of the Mzansi Super League in October 2018.

T20 tournament in the Super League.

International Career

Morgan began his international career with the National Cricket Team of Ireland. On August 5, 2006, he made his One Day International debut for Ireland against Scotland. He hit an impressive innings but fell one run shy of a century. On February 4, 2007, against Canada in Nairobi, he scored his first ODI century. Morgan was named to Ireland’s World Cup-bound 15-man squad in 2007.

Morgan was elected captain of England’s cricket team shortly before the 2015 World Cup. Morgan rescued himself after a frustrating 2015 World Cup campaign by leading England to their first World Cup win in 2019.

Morgan’s desire to play Test cricket was the driving force behind his decision to join England. In 2007, he joined the England Lions. As a member of the England Lions, he faced international teams such as the West Indies and South Africa. Morgan made his Test debut against the Bangladesh cricket team in 2010.

Morgan made his T20I debut in 2009 against the Netherlands. Morgan has been a core member of England’s T20I squad ever since.

Family

Eoin Morgan was born in Dublin, Ireland on September 10, 1986 to Olivia and Jody Morgan. Laura Morgan and Gwen Morgan are his two wives. Evan Morgan, Gavin Morgan, and Gareth Morgan are his three brothers. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Dulwich College in Dulwich, London. In 2018, Eoin married his girlfriend Tara Ridgway.

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