Eight reasons why Cricket365 loves Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan’s a brilliant human being. We love him, and here’s a few reasons why…
He represents the best in all of us.
“We had Allah with us as well.”
Captain Eoin Morgan talks about the “diverse backgrounds and cultures” that made up England and Wales’ World Cup winning cricket team. pic.twitter.com/veswhDG4xY
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) July 15, 2019
He’s humble (not in the way he has to be as an international captain – he actually is).
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) July 15, 2019
He’s eloquent and deliberate.
“I still can’t believe it.”
Eoin Morgan reflects on his team’s 4⃣ year journey which has taken them to World Cup glory.#WeAreEngland win #CWC19 with stunning victory over #BackTheBlackCaps in Super Over: https://t.co/RJuq7m1IuM #BELIEVED ✅ pic.twitter.com/ZucJFFd8NV
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) July 14, 2019
He remembers his roots (watch until the end to see two Irishmen absolutely buzzing having watched England win the World Cup, for reasons even they don’t seem to truly understand).
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) July 14, 2019
He’s a brilliant captain, on the pitch, as well as off it.
“He often said during the game, ‘you’re the best in the world at that point.’ To have your captain say that to you gives you a little bit of a spark.”
— ICC (@ICC) July 16, 2019
He’s really, really good at cricket.
First off, here’s Eoin Morgan’s contribution – the England skipper hit 17 maximums on his way to 148 👏 👏 👏 pic.twitter.com/rvKknReHhb
— ICC (@ICC) June 19, 2019
He celebrates like he’s just opened the curtains and seen it’s snowing.
England ODI captain Eoin Morgan needed six on the last ball to win the game for Sydney Thunder. Not a bother. pic.twitter.com/a9M4dM8Qxh
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) January 4, 2017
He’s a bit of a joker.
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) July 13, 2019
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