Eoin Morgan

  • Eoin Morgan baffled by England's poor show against Sri Lanka May 26, 2014

    Eoin Morgan, England's captain in place of the injured Alastair Cook, was left bemused by the scale of their defeat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street. England were beaten by 157 runs after scoring only 99 - their fifth-lowest score in ODI cricket in reply to the...
  • 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka thrash England by 157 runs, level series 1-1 May 25, 2014

    Sri Lanka skittled out England for 99 - their sixth-lowest total in one-day internationals - to cruise to a 157-run win in Durham on Sunday and tie the five-match series at 1-1. Replying to Sri Lanka's 256 for 8 that was inspired by opener Tillakaratne Dilshan's 88, England were reduced to...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI at The Oval May 23, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka opt to field against England at The Oval Pre-match: Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu believes his side can derive huge confidence from their Twenty20 win over England. Previous Sri Lankan sides have found early season conditions in England not...
  • Eoin Morgan rues Lasith Malinga impact after T20 loss May 21, 2014

    London: Eoin Morgan was left marvelling at the skill of rival captain Lasith Malinga after the Sri Lanka skipper played a key role in the tourists' nine-run Twenty20 international win at The Oval. Malinga, who led the islanders to World Twenty20 glory in Bangladesh earlier this year, had long been...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, Only T20I May 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England won the toss and elected to field Playing XIs: England: Alex Hales, Michael Carberry, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ravi Bopara, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, James Tredwell, Harry Gurney Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan,...
  • WT20: England face more embarrassment, lose to Netherlands March 31, 2014

    Chittagong: England slumped to an embarrassing 45-run defeat by the Netherlands at the World Twenty20 on Monday to end a dismal few months at a new low point. England, already eliminated from the tournament after defeats by New Zealand and South Africa, were bowled out for 88 chasing a modest 134...
  • England: Injury setbacks may hamper English campaign at World T20 March 19, 2014

    As the fifth edition of the World T20 gets underway in Bangladesh, England will hope to emulate the success they tasted in the third edition of the tournament in the West Indies in 2010. But it won't be easy for the Three Lions. Having won just one ODI series (the...
  • 3rd T20: England end series with thrilling win over WI March 14, 2014

    England survived a late onslaught from the tail-end batsmen of West Indies to win a thrilling third and final Twenty20 by five runs in Barbados on Thursday. The home team had a chance to make it a 3-0 victory in the series but captain Darren Sammy was unable to hit the...
  • England's Eoin Morgan opts out of IPL 7 February 10, 2014

    Eoin Morgan has withdrawn his name from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 auctions on Monday. He tweeted by saying that he thanks the IPL for accepting his request to withdraw from the event. Morgan tweeted, "I would like to thank @IPL for accepting my request to withdraw from this years...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI January 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer in Sydney...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider January 18, 2014

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss in...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory January 17, 2014

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 5-0 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first one-dayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on the...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win January 12, 2014

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran down...
  • Joe Root awarded England central contract for 2013-14 October 22, 2013

    London: Joe Root has earned his first central contract from England as a reward for his impressive maiden season of international cricket. The 22-year-old Root, who plays for his country in all formats, replaced Eoin Morgan in the list of 11 players handed 12-month contracts through to September 30. National selector Geoff...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 5th ODI September 17, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England vs Australia, 5th ODI at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is...
  • 5th ODI: Australia look to redeem with ODI series win September 16, 2013

    Southampton: The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is now evenly poised at 1-1 and the fifth and final match here will decide its...
  • England have winning momentum, says captain Morgan September 15, 2013

    Cardiff: Eoin Morgan believes the momentum and belief is now firmly with his England team as they prepare for their winner-takes-all clash with Australia at Southampton on Monday. The stand-in skipper is confident the dramatic three-wicket victory over Michael Clarke's men at Cardiff on Saturday can be the turning point...
  • 4th ODI: Australia hope to seal England's fate September 13, 2013

    Traditional rivals England and Australia will lock horns once again when the two teams play the fourth ODI of their five-match series in Cardiff on Saturday, with the visitors eyeing a 2-0 series-winning lead after the first and third games of the series were washed out by rain. Not a ball...
  • Rain plays spoilsport in England-Australia 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    Rain saw the day/night third one-day international between England and Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday end as a no-result washout. Only 15.1 overs were possible, with England collapsing to 59 for three, before rain, which had delayed the scheduled start, returned at 3:34pm local time and saw the umpires take the...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates and ball by ball commentary from England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston. Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0...
  • 3rd ODI: Experimental England look to bounce back September 10, 2013

    Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0 lead over the traditional rivals. But England seem in no mood to stop experimenting in fear of another failure...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 2nd ODI September 8, 2013

    Click here for the live commentary from the match between England and Australia at the Old Trafford. Australia vice-captain George Bailey is praying the Manchester weather will not stop his side from giving England a tough time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Rain washed out the opening one-day international at Headingley...
  • 2nd ODI: Australia, England pray for sunny Manchester September 7, 2013

    Leeds: Australia vice-captain George Bailey is praying the Manchester weather will not stop his side from giving England a tough time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Rain washed out the opening one-day international at Headingley in Leeds on Friday, leaving the tourists kicking their heels in frustration. Having picked themselves up...
  • Rain washes out first ODI between England and Australia September 6, 2013

    Leeds: The first one-day international between England and Australia in Leeds was washed out on Friday, as heavy and persistent rain flooded the ground and ruined any chance of play. Umpires Aleem Dar and Richard Illingworth had little option but to abandon hopes of any play taking place after inspecting the...
  • Clarke expects wounded Australia to hit back September 5, 2013

    London: Michael Clarke has warned England that Australia will be a much tougher proposition in the forthcoming one-day international series. Clarke's team slumped to a dismal 3-0 defeat in the recent Ashes series in England, but they have a chance to gain some revenge in five one-day internationals, the first of...
  • Pietersen can lead by example: Eoin Morgan September 5, 2013

    London: England batsman Eoin Morgan says Kevin Pietersen will have an important role to play in the one-day international series against Australia, which starts at Headingley on Friday. With Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann all rested after a successful Ashes campaign, Morgan will lead some...
  • England and Australia move from Associates to adversaries September 6, 2013

    Leeds: England and Ireland both competed in one-off ODIs against Associate-level opposition on the same day earlier this week, but at the back of their minds both teams would have had each other as the priority. The first of five ODIs starts at Headingley on Friday, and both teams will...