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Eoin Morgan
Morgan in 2013
Personal information
Full name Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan
Born 10 September 1986 (1986-09-10) (age 35)
Dublin, Ireland
Nickname Captain Morgan, Moggie/Morgs
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
International information
National side Ireland
Test debut 27 May 2010 
England v Bangladesh
Last Test 3 February 2012 
England v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 12/208) 5 August 2006 
Ireland v Scotland
Last ODI 4 July 2021 
England v Sri Lanka
T20I debut 5 June 2009 
England v Netherlands
Last T20I 20 July 2021 
England v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–present Middlesex
2010 Royal Challengers Bangalore
2011–2013 Kolkata Knight Riders
2013 Gazi Tank Cricketers
2013/14–2014/15 Sydney Thunder
2015–2016 Sunrisers Hyderabad
2016/17 Sydney Thunder
2017 Peshawar Zalmi
2017 Kings XI Punjab
2017 Barbados Tridents
2018 Karachi Kings
2018 Tshwane Spartans
2020–present Kolkata Knight Riders
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I LA
Matches 16 246 107 377
Runs scored 700 7,701 2,360 11,654
Batting average 30.43 39.69 28.78 39.10
100s/50s 2/3 14/47 0/14 22/68
Top score 130 148 91 161
Balls bowled 42
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 11/0 87/0 43/0 127/0

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan CBE (born 10 September 1986) is an Irish-born English cricketer who captains the England cricket team in limited overs cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League and Middlesex in the T20 Blast and London Spirit in The Hundred. Under his captaincy, England won the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, the first time they have won the tournament.

A left-handed batsman, he plays county cricket for Middlesex and has played for England's Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I) teams. He previously played for the Ireland cricket team in ODIs, and was the first player to score an ODI hundred for two nations.

After Alastair Cook was removed from the ODI captaincy on 19 December 2014, Morgan was named as the England captain for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, having already captained England in ODIs and T20Is as a stand-in. He is the only England captain to have scored more than 4 ODI centuries.

As of May 2021, Morgan is the all-time leading run scorer and most-capped player for England in both ODI and T20I matches. He also holds the England record for the fastest fifty in ODIs and during the 2019 ICC World Cup he scored the highest number of sixes in an ODI innings, with 17 sixes against Afghanistan.

In March 2021, Morgan became the first male cricketer for England to play in 100 T20Is (57 as captain), in the third match against India.

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