Morgan predicts bright future for T20 side

Eoin Morgan says the Twenty20 International series whitewash over Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates is just the start of an exciting period for his emerging squad.

Morgan’s young troops continued their rapid development in the sprint format by following up victories over New Zealand and Australia during the English summer with three consecutive triumphs in the Middle East to move up to fourth in the ICC rankings.

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Morgan shines as England level series

Eoin Morgan struck a brilliant 92 as England chased down 300 with 10 balls to spare to take the Royal London One-Day Series to a decider.

The England captain combined with Ben Stokes to get England back on track and then went through the gears in partnership with home favourite Jonny Bairstow to eat well into the target.

The hosts had a couple of scares after Morgan’s departure but Moeen Ali and the recalled David Willey kept their heads to take England to a thrilling three-wicket win in the fourth Royal London one-day international at Headingley.

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Morgan Blasts back in big win

Eoin Morgan returned to domestic duty with a half-century as Middlesex beat Kent Spitfires by 115 runs to claim their first win of the season in the NatWest T20 Blast.

England’s limited-overs captain, who returned earlier this week from his stint in the Indian Premier League with Sunrisers Hyderabad, hit three sixes and four boundaries in a sparkling 27-ball cameo.

His contribution and an even more punishing 90 from 50 deliveries by opener Paul Stirling powered Middlesex to a score of 205 for five in front of a crowd of 13,500 at Lord’s.

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England will bounce back – Morgan

Captain Eoin Morgan is certain that England can bounce back from a 112-run Tri-Series final defeat to Australia in time for their World Cup opener.

England were handed a reality check, after beating world champions India to reach the final, as they were skittled for 166 in reply to a home total of 278 for eight.

The return of Mitchell Johnson and a match-changing 141-run fifth-wicket stand between man of the match Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh proved enough to send England to a third successive defeat to Australia in the Tri-Series.

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Taylor talks up Morgan leadership

James Taylor expects Eoin Morgan’s captaincy to be “exciting and aggressive”, like his batting.

Morgan, an innovative left-hander who has pushed the boundaries of limited-overs strokeplay, last month succeeded Alastair Cook as one-day skipper and next week is set to lead England for the first time since.

Morgan and Co are in Canberra for two warm-up games ahead of the Tri-Series opener with Australia a week today at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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