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The endless grace of Kane Williamson’s New Zealand

07 July, 2019 9:48 am 9:48 am

LONDON (ICC) – They suffered heartbreak, but New Zealand and their captain were symbols of class. ‘One of those things, eh?’ Even by Kane Williamson’s standards, it was spectacular understatement. New Zealand’s captain was wry in the face of a defeat that would have left lesser souls an angry, puddly mess. But as he watched … Read More

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Strauss says Morgan’s future is entirely his decision

07 July, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

LONDON (ICC) – Andrew Strauss, the former England captain, has said that the limited-overs incumbent Eoin Morgan has earned the right to decide if he wants to continue as England captain in the shorter formats. Under Morgan’s leadership, England created history by lifting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time in … Read More

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Mission accomplished for Morgan as he hails ‘superhuman’ Stokes

07 July, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

LONDON (ICC) – England were led by a man born in Dublin but this team had so much more than the luck of the Irish. It was a multicultural team built in the image of the nation. England were led by a man born in Dublin but this team had so much more than the … Read More

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Morgan tells England to replicate Australia form in final

07 July, 2019 10:10 pm 10:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England captain Eoin Morgan knows New Zealand have the ability to defend small totals and says the hosts will need to replicate their near-perfect game against Australia to prevail in Sunday’s Cricket World Cup final. Morgan’s men dished out a ruthless performance against arch-rivals Australia, bowling out the five-times champions for 223 … Read More

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World Cup pitches tougher to bat on second: England’s Morgan

07 July, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The pitches prepared for the Cricket World Cup do not last the full 100 overs and have not aided batsmen chasing a score in the second innings, England skipper Eoin Morgan said on Tuesday.  Many teams have found it difficult to chase big totals at the World Cup, with the pitch appearing … Read More

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Record-breaking six-fest from Morgan helps England crush Afghanistan

06 June, 2019 11:01 pm 11:01 pm

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Eoin Morgan rewrote the record books on Tuesday, clobbering 17 sixes – the most in a one-day international innings – in a blistering century as England crushed Afghanistan by 150 runs in a World Cup match at Old Trafford. Morgan smashed a career-best 148, with 118 coming from sixes and fours, … Read More

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Record-breaking six-fest from Morgan blasts England to 397-6 versus Afghani...

06 June, 2019 6:45 am 6:45 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – England captain Eoin Morgan smashed his way into the record books on Tuesday, blasting 17 sixes – the most in a one-day international cricket innings – on his way to score 397-6 against Afghanistan at the Cricket World Cup. India’s Rohit Sharma, West Indie’s Chris Gayle and South Africa’s AB de … Read More

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England’s Morgan injures finger ahead of World Cup

05 May, 2019 10:29 am 10:29 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a small flake fracture on his finger but the injury will not affect his participation in the World Cup starting on May 30, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Morgan picked up the injury to his left index finger during training at the Hampshire … Read More

Wish World Cup started tomorrow, says England’s Morgan

05 May, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Confidence levels are soaring so high in the England team that captain Eosin Morgan wishes the World Cup was starting tomorrow. England named their 15-man squad on Tuesday in the wake of a 4-0 hammering of Pakistan that underlined their place as favourites for the tournament which starts on home soil next … Read More

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Morgan banned for fourth Pakistan ODI over slow over-rate

05 May, 2019 6:46 pm 6:46 pm

LONDON (92 News) – England skipper Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Morgan has been suspended for one ODI and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined … Read More

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Report on drugs ban led to Hales’ removal from England squad – ...

05 May, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

(Reuters) – Batsman Alex Hales would still be part of England’s World Cup squad if a news report had not revealed he had been suspended for recreational drug use, director of cricket Ashley Giles has said. the report said that Hales was withdrawn from England’s preliminary squad on Monday to avoid “unnecessary distractions” ahead of … Read More

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Soccer player Morgan scores 100th international goal as US beat Australia

04 April, 2019 10:26 am 10:26 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Forward Alex Morgan reached a personal milestone with her 100th international goal as the United States beat Australia 5-3 in a friendly in Colorado. In opening the scoring in the 15th minute with a superb solo run capped by a precise finish, Morgan became the seventh American woman — 17th from any … Read More

Morgan criticises England performance but defends selection

10 October, 2018 8:15 am 8:15 am

LONDON (92 News) – Eoin Morgan defended his decision to drop himself and others for the fifth ODI between England and Sri Lanka. The 32-year-old, who had been in fine form in the preceding victories, helping to guide his team to a ninth consecutive ODI series victory, left himself out for England’s heavy defeat in … Read More

He will be missed: Morgan hails Strauss’ role in England’s whit...

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

LONDON (92 News) – Eoin Morgan, the England limited-overs captain, has credited Andrew Strauss, the outgoing Director of Cricket, for the team’s steady rise in white-ball formats. Strauss took up his role after the team’s poor performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, when they were knocked out in the group stage. Since then, … Read More

Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series

07 July, 2018 8:28 am 8:28 am

LEEDS, England (Reuters) – A gigantic 186-run partnership between Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England cruise comfortably to an eight wicket victory over India on Tuesday that sealed a 2-1 one-day international series win. After restricting India to 256 for eight, both Morgan and Root made light work of the run chase on … Read More