EOIN MORGAN

  • World Cup 2015: England skipper Eoin Morgan blames bowlers for loss 22 hours 5 minutes ago

    A dejected England skipper Eoin Morgan blamed his bowlers for failing to defend the 309 for 6 against Sri Lanka in the World Cup cricket at the Westpac Stadium on Sunday. England posted a decent total courtesy a 121-run knock from middle order mainstay Joe Root. But English bowlers were hit...
  • Eoin Morgan happier as England beat Scotland at World Cup 1 week ago

    Christchurch: In the normal course of events an England cricket win over Scotland wouldn't be a feat of great significance. In its context on Monday, however, achieved with its form and confidence at a low ebb, England's 119-run Cricket World Cup win over Scotland was something the squad could embrace...
  • As it happened: England vs Scotland, World Cup 2015, Match 14 1 week ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Having suffered humiliating defeats in their opening two World Cup games, England's tournament survival will be on the line when they take on Scotland on Monday, with the Scots relishing an opportunity to inflict further misery on their...
  • England's ODI faults exposed at World Cup, says Ian Botham February 21, 2015

    England great Ian Botham, after seeing New Zealand thrash Eoin Morgan's men by eight wickets in their World Cup pool clash at Wellington, was clear. "In nearly 40 years of playing for and watching England in one-day cricket, I have not seen a worse performance," the legendary allrounder wrote in...
  • World Cup 2015: England's conservative approach cost them dear against NZ February 20, 2015

    I can't remember seeing such a one-sided game as England's eight-wicket defeat to New Zealand. There have been plenty of occasions where we've been pummelled in the past, but I've never seen a game like it in an ICC Cricket World Cup. Being an England fan, it was horrible viewing...
  • Eoin Morgan: No panic in England squad after 2 World Cup defeats February 20, 2015

    Wellington: England captain Eoin Morgan says there won't be any panic and probably no recriminations in his squad after its humiliating eight-wicket loss to New Zealand at the Cricket World Cup on Friday. England has had heavy defeats in its opening games against the tournament co-hosts after its 111-run loss to...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs England, World Cup, Pool A, Match 9 February 20, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: The reckoning has come early for England at the Cricket World Cup. Out of form and down on confidence, Eoin Morgan's England squad needs a strong showing in today's Pool A match against New Zealand to restore some...
  • England face critical test in World Cup match against New Zealand February 19, 2015

    Wellington: The reckoning has come early for England at the Cricket World Cup. Out of form and down on confidence, Eoin Morgan's England squad needs a strong showing in Friday's Pool A match against New Zealand to restore some belief in their campaign. A 111-run loss to Australia in their opening...
  • Eoin Morgan can handle World Cup pressure: Mark Ramprakash February 19, 2015

    Wellington: England batting coach Mark Ramprakash on Thursday said Eoin Morgan's strength of character will see the captain come good at the ongoing World Cup. England face New Zealand on Friday, having lost their opening match against Australia by 111 runs. Morgan's captaincy was criticised and his form came under scrutiny following...
  • England captain Eoin Morgan defends missing ODI for IPL February 19, 2015

    Wellington: England captain Eoin Morgan has defended his involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after it emerged he would miss a One-Day International to play in the lucrative Twenty20 event. Morgan was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.2 crore during Monday's IPL auction. England are scheduled to play a One-Day international...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Wellington mayor in 'Eoin Rogers' gaffe February 18, 2015

    Eoin Morgan's form has deserted him and now so has his name after the England captain was introduced as 'Eoin Rogers' by the mayor of Wellington. The embarrassing gaffe happened when the England squad arrived in the New Zealand capital ahead of Friday's World Cup match against the co-hosts. London-born mayor Celia...
  • World Cup: Struggling England captain Eoin Morgan wants to be match-winner February 18, 2015

    Wellington: England captain Eoin Morgan said on Wednesday that he was aiming to end a run of poor form with a match-winning performance when his side face New Zealand in their next World Cup game. The 28-year-old left hander is battling to overcome a wretched run of form after getting out...
  • Ireland soar at World Cup despite England defections February 17, 2015

    Sydney: England captain Eoin Morgan could have been forgiven for thinking about what might have been after his former Ireland team-mates made a fine start to the ICC Cricket World Cup as his miserable run of form continued. Morgan was out for a duck - his fourth in five innings -...
  • Eoin Morgan defends team selections, own form after heavy loss February 14, 2015

    Melbourne: Skipper Eoin Morgan defended England's team changes and his decision to send Australia into bat after a heavy first-up loss at the World Cup to their arch-rivals on Saturday. Australia pounded England's bowlers to score 342 for nine off their 50 overs and dismissed Morgan's team for 231 off 41.5...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, World Cup 2015, Pool A, Match 2 February 14, 2015

    (For Live blog and updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Of six previous meetings against England in World Cup competition, Australia have won four, including the final in 1987. But as they head into what is the opening game for both teams, in front of a...
  • James Anderson backs Eoin Morgan after Boycott criticism February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Pacer James Anderson on Friday ridiculed comments made by Geoffrey Boycott about the batting of England's World Cup captain Eoin Morgan. Former England batsman Boycott said Morgan was not "as good as he thinks he is" and "not so clever" against top-class bowling, reports BBC. But pace bowler Anderson responded: "That's...
  • World Cup 2015: England wary of Australia's form, intent in opener February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Of six previous meetings against England in World Cup competition, Australia have won four, including the final in 1987. But as they head into what is the opening game for both teams, in front of a capacity crowd of 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it's one of those...
  • World Cup 2015: Can England be braver than Australia? February 13, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is almost upon us and you can feel the excitement building here in Australia ahead of their mouth-watering opening match against England. I've been here for a few days with Scotland and the anticipation is mounting, with the little things like the headshots, the media...
  • Eoin Morgan seeks solace in past glories before Australia test February 12, 2015

    Melbourne: England's World Cup opener is only two days away, but captain Eoin Morgan will delve into the past for inspiration to reverse his poor batting form and help his team cope with their demons facing Australia on home soil. A crowd of 90,000 is expected at the Melbourne Cricket Ground...
  • Joe Root backs captain Eoin Morgan to cruise at Cricket World Cup February 12, 2015

    Sydney: Struggling England captain Eoin Morgan will take out his frustrations over his recent poor form on bitter rivals Australia in Saturday's World Cup opener, teammate Joe Root predicted on Thursday. Morgan, who succeeded the dumped Alastair Cook for the six-week event, is in the midst of a slump which has...
  • England skipper Eoin Morgan in the spotlight after duck February 11, 2015

    England skipper Eoin Morgan will go into the World Cup desperately seeking form after registering a third duck in his last four innings in the four-wicket loss to Pakistan in a warmup match on Wednesday. Morgan assumed the captaincy after Alastair Cook was dumped for lack of form late last year...
  • ICC boss plays down talk of curbing bat sizes February 10, 2015

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council says it has no immediate plans to restrict bat sizes after some players objected to suggestions the sport's governing body would impose limits. ICC chief David Richardson last week forecast the ICC will look at placing restrictions "on the depth of a bat in particular" saying...
  • World Cup 2015: Time for England to lift performance, says Jos Buttler February 9, 2015

    Melbourne: Young batsman Jos Buttler on Monday said his might be a new generation of English cricketers who are "exciting", but they need match-winning performances now rather than hopeful talk of what the future might hold. Experienced players such as Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann, Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen have all...
  • England can win World Cup, says Eoin Morgan February 7, 2015

    Melbourne: England skipper Eoin Morgan insisted on Saturday that his side is capable of winning the World Cup if they are at their very best during the tournament. England are yet to win the prestigious trophy being beaten in the final on three occasions. They recently lost against Australia in the...
  • Eoin Morgan hits out at planned bat restrictions February 7, 2015

    Sydney: England skipper Eoin Morgan has slammed as "ridiculous" plans to restrict the size of cricket bats to try and stem the flow of runs in the one-day game. International Cricket Council chief David Richardson said last week the global governing body would consider restricting the depth of bats, saying a...
  • Eoin Morgan plays down Mitchell Johnson factor February 2, 2015

    Perth: England One-Day International (ODI) captain Eoin Morgan "can't put his finger" on why his side collapsed in the tri-series final against Australia Sunday, but he said on Monday that he was certain it had nothing to do with returning Australian spearhead Mitchell Johnson. Chasing 279 to win the tri-series final,...
  • Tri-Series: Disappointing to lose in this manner, says Eoin Morgan February 1, 2015

    Perth: English skipper Eoin Morgan on Sunday expressed disappointment in the manner his side surrendered in the cricket tri-series final to Australia by 112 runs here but said that they will come back stronger in the World Cup beginning on February 14. England were bowled out for just 166 while chasing...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, Tri-Series final February 1, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pre-match: In what seems to be a dress rehearsal of their opening game in the World Cup, an unbeaten Australia take on England in the cricket tri-series final. Having accumulated 15 points from four matches, the George Baily-led Australia undoubtedly...
  • As it happened: India vs England, Tri-series, Match 6 January 30, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pre-match: Australia, bad form, injuries, experiments, England, bad weather. India have fought all sort of enemies for over the last two months Down Under. But what their battles are yet to yield is a win. And if that objective is...
  • Tri-series: India seek first win in a no-brainer at Perth January 29, 2015

    Australia, bad form, injuries, experiments, England, bad weather. India have fought all sort of enemies for over the last two months Down Under. But what their battles are yet to yield is a win. And if that objective is achieved against England at the WACA on Friday, along will come...