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Eoin Morgan

BornSeptember 10, 1986

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan is an Irish cricketer who plays for the England national cricket team. Morgan represented Ireland's youth teams and was capped at Under-15 and Under-17 level. He was selected in the Irish Under-19 squad for the 2004 Under-19 World Cup, and was Ireland's top run-scorer in the competition. Two years later, he captained Ireland in the 2006 Under-19 World Cupwhere he finished as the second-highest overall run-scorer. He made his One Day International debut for Ireland on 5 August 2006 at the European Championships against Scotland. His maiden ODI hundred came on 4 February 2007 against Canada in Nairobi. Morgan is the first cricketer to have scored a first-class double century for Ireland with an unbeaten 209 against the United Arab Emirates in February 2007 at Abu Dhabi. He has also captained England in T20Is against Ireland and was also named captain for T20Is against India in 2012-13 in Broad’s absence. Morgan made his England debut in the second One Day International and also played in the third of the series.   In the first game of the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy, Morgan led England to victory over Sri Lanka. Morgan scored 67 runs from just 34 balls in England's innings. He was an important part of England's Twenty20 team that won the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. Morgan scored his maiden first-class century for Middlesex on 5 July 2008 at Uxbridge. This was done off 250 balls. Morgan was also part of Middlesex's victorious Twenty20 Cup winning side in 2008. He is the only player in history to score an ODI hundred for two nations.  
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