England captain Eoin Morgan retires from international cricket


Britain’s Eoin Morgan has resigned from global cricket with prompt impact, the World Cup-winning white-ball skipper said on Tuesday.

Morgan, who drove England to 50-over World Cup magnificence in 2019, captained England in a record 126 ODIs and 72 T20s. His 118 successes as captain across the two organizations is likewise a record.

He resigns with a large number of records in his possession, including most ODI runs for England (6,957), most T20I runs for England (2,458) and most sixes for England in the two organizations.

“To call time on what has been without uncertainty the most charming and remunerating part of my profession hasn’t been a simple choice,” Morgan said.

“Be that as it may, I accept this moment is the perfect time to do as such, both for me, actually, and for both England white-ball sides I have prompted this point.

“I have been adequately fortunate to play in two World Cup winning groups, yet I accept the future for England’s white-ball groups is more brilliant than any time in recent memory. We have more insight, more strength and more profundity than any other time in recent memory.”

The 35-year-old, who made his ODI debut as a 16-year-old with Ireland in 2006 preceding he was called up by England in 2009, has played 248 ODIs and 115 T20Is, scoring 10,159 runs altogether. He has additionally played in 16 tests, scoring 700 runs.

Yet, wounds and an absence of runs in T20s and ODIs had brought up issues about his structure in front of the T20 World Cup not long from now as well as England’s safeguard of their 50-overs title in 2023.

“To what lies ahead for me, I will keep on getting a charge out of playing at a homegrown level while I can,” Morgan added.

“I’m truly anticipating playing and captaining London Spirit in the second version of The Hundred this year.”

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