29 June 2022

Eoin Morgan announces retirement from international cricket.

Eoin Morgan, England men's limited-overs captain, has confirmed his retirement from international cricket. He steps down as England's leading run-scorer and most-capped player in both white-ball formats, and the only man to lead the team to an ODI World Cup success.

Morgan, 35, is England’s leading runscorer as well as the most successful captain in ODI cricket. Morgan has scored 6957 runs in 225 ODIs for England, with 13 centuries. Overall, Morgan has 7701 runs in ODI cricket, with 14 centuries. 

Morgan captained England in 126 matches, winning 76 – a win percentage of 65.25. His most memorable moment remains leading England to their maiden title at the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on home soil. 

Morgan was also a highly successful T20I cricketer, scoring 2458 runs in 115 matches, with 14 half-centuries and striking at 136.18. 

He is the most successful T20I captain in international cricket, winning 42 of the 72 matches he has led his side. 

Announcing his retirement, Morgan said in a statement, “After careful deliberation and consideration, I am here to announce my retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. 

Source: www.espncricinfo.com

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