IND vs ENG | Eoin Morgan turns into first England cricketer to elusive T20I feat, joins Rohit Sharma

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England captain Eoin Morgan

England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan on Tuesday grew to become the primary from his nation to play 100 T20I matches. He achieved the feat after taking the sector on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemdabad for the third T20I towards India. 

Morgan surpassed Martin Guptill, Mohammad Hafeez, and Shahid Afridi to grow to be the fourth participant to look in 100 T20I matches, becoming a member of New Zealand’s Ross Taylor (102), India’s Rohit Sharma (108) and veteran Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik (116). He may also surpass Eire’s William Porterfield to function within the second-most variety of T20I matches as a captain, showing for the function within the 57th time on Tuesday and solely standing behind MS Dhoni‘s tally of 72 such appearances. 

England, within the third T20I, are aiming to assert a lead within the five-game collection towards India. They gained the opener on the venue by eight wickets earlier than they succumbed to a seven-wicket defeat on a slower Ahmedabad monitor. 

England gained the toss and opted to bowl first within the third T20I. 

“The wicket has a superb masking of grass, shorter on one facet and a bit humid right now. Given the best way the collection has panned out and it is about placing up a collective efficiency right now and win the sport. Glad to play my 100th sport, a giant day for me and my household. Mark Wooden is available in for Tom Curran,” stated Morgan. 

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