Ben Stokes shared emotional honor Eoin Morgan on Instagram, calling him the man who transformed cricket with a white ball England. The captain of the English limited team became the first player of the country and fourth overall after Shoaib Malik (Pakistan), Rohit Sharma (India) and Ross Taylor (102) to 100 T20I cap.
It turned out that an important match was a happy one for Eoin Morgan, while England beat India with eight goalkeepers to secure a 2-1 lead in the current T20I series of 5 matches at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In a post on Instagram, English versatile versatile Ben Stokes paid tribute to Eoine Morgan and called him “a great role model, a great captain and an even better guy”.
Ben Stokes shared a series of photos of Eoin Morgan next to him, including a heartbreaking 2016 World Cup.
Dublin-born Eoin Morgan made his debut for Ireland before moving to England. An outstanding white ball cricketer, Eoin Morgan, took over the reins of white balls in England in 2015 and turned to side luck within a few months.
Eoin Morgan led England to the T20 World Cup final in 2016, where expensive Ben Stokes cost them the tournament. Three years later, he became the first England captain to ever win an ODI World Cup.
Ben Stokes is the one who redeemed himself as the differentiator for England in the World Cup final over 50 years ago.
Eoin Morgan was ahead of the curve: Jos Buttler
On the eve of Eoin Morgan’s 100th T20I, Jos Buttler praised his captain and said:
“He was a pioneer of English cricketers with white balls – he was a pioneer as a starting player and certainly as a captain and leader. He was always someone who went ahead. “
Jos Buttler’s words brought Eoin Morgan to the brink of tears. The captain of England will later admit to the host of the show:
“It simply came to my notice then. It meant a lot, he is a great friend of mine, our families are quite close and playing in 100 games is a proud moment for me. But just the words he said really kind of warmed my heart and I am very grateful for that. “
Eoin Morgan will lead England in the fourth T20I against India on Thursday. A win would secure the first win against the T20I series Virat Kohliis India. India won the 2016-17 series in India and the 2018 series in England by 2-1.