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IPL 2021: 5 Unknown Facts About Eoin Morgan

2. Eoin Morgan’s Two-Nation Relationship

Morgan led Ireland in the 2006 U-19 World Cup. He became the second-highest scorer in that edition. He made his One Day International debut for Ireland on 5th August 2006 against Scotland at the European Championships. Morgan represented his native country in the 2007 World Cup. Ireland flourished under his captaincy in that tournament. He played 23 ODIs for Ireland and piled up 744 runs.

He made his debut for England in 2009 in a T20 match against the Netherlands. His dream of wearing white became a reality on 27th May 2010 at Lords against Bangladesh when he received his Test cap. He got named in the English squad as a replacement for Paul Collingwood.

Two months before the 2015 ICC World Cup, Morgan became England’s captain for the limiter-over formats. He led England to win the 2019 ICC World Cup, the biggest spectacle in ODI cricket. He became the fourth player in history to represent two different countries at ICC World Cup after he had made his World Cup debut for England in 2011.

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