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England’s former captain Eoin Morgan bids final goodbye to Cricket, retires from all formats

New Delhi: Former Captain of England Cricket team Eoin Morgan announced retirement from all formats of the game on Monday, February 13. He led England men’s cricket team to the World Cup glory in 2019. Under Morgan’s captaincy England cricket scale new height The 36-year-old batter stepped down from the international cricket on June 28, 2022. Under […]

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New Delhi: Former Captain of England Cricket team Eoin Morgan announced retirement from all formats of the game on Monday, February 13. He led England men’s cricket team to the World Cup glory in 2019.

Under Morgan’s captaincy England cricket scale new height

The 36-year-old batter stepped down from the international cricket on June 28, 2022. Under Morgan’s leadership, three lions have won the World Cup in 2019 and reached the top of the One-Day and Twenty20 rankings.

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Since then, he was playing for The Hundred for London Spirit while swinging his bat, most recently, for Paarl Royals in the SA20.

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“It is with great pride that I am announcing my retirement from all forms of cricket,” said the former England skipper.

“After much deliberation I believe that now is the right time to step away from the game that has given me so much over the years,” he added

“From moving to England in 2005 to join Middlesex, right up to the very end, playing for Paarl Royals in SA20, I have cherished every moment.

“Thanks to cricket, I have been able to travel the world and meet incredible people, many of whom I have developed lifelong friendships with. Playing for franchise team across the globe has given me so many memories that I will hold on to forever,” he signed off.

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Morgan was given the responsibility of the T20 side in 2012 and took one-day side captaincy in 2014 and was also part of the 2010 T20 World Cup-winning side.

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First published on: Feb 13, 2023 04:13 PM IST

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