Eoin Morgan, one of England best captain announced retirement on 28th June 2022. But before that, Eoin Morgan has done his job as a captain for team.
Eoin Morgan got England captaincy just month before ICC World Cup 2015. That time England used to have players like Ian Bell, Gary Balance, Joe Root etc. who were not too much aggressive batsmans. 2015 World Cup didn’t went well for England and they were ruled out before quarter finals.
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After that England started different approach in limited overs Cricket. England included power-hitters and aggressive batsmans like Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler etc. who used to play attacking from ball 1. In bowling unit England dropped seniors like James Anderson and Stuart Broad and kept them for test cricket.
They also brought back senior bowler Liam Plunkett and spin bowler Adil Rashid into the side as limited overs specialist bowlers.
In very first ODI series after England scores in first 4 ODIs were 408/9, 365/9, 302 and 350/3. England never looked back after that and their aggressive approach never stopped. England scored 400+ scored 5 times in ODI Cricket and top 3 ODI scores belong to England. English side have scored 444/3, 481/6 and 498/4 as top ODI scores.
English team also showed their dominance in T20 Cricket and in ICC T20 World Cup 2016, they were runner ups. England tried many other players in between like David Willey, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran Tom Curran. Rotating players in different formats strategy worked well for England. Morgan backed some England players such as Jason Roy, Chris Woakes, Ben Stokes etc.
Pair of Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid looked well for England in spin bowling unit. Other weapon England have in their armoury is all players in playing XI can bat well and this also looked as one of best reasons for England to succeed.
In 2017 Champions Trophy, they were most dominant team in league stage and got defeated in semi-finals against Pakistan. Bowling was always a concern for England ahead of ICC World Cup 2019 although they were favourites to win. Jofra Archer strengthened their bowling and was highest wicket-taker for English side in 2019.
Irishman Eoin Morgan led England to their 1st World Cup title win in 2019 and that is biggest achievement of Morgan as a captain. From 2015 onwards, England have looked one of the most dominant batting unit and they have crossed 300+ scores near about 30 times.
In T20 World Cup 2021 as well, they played like typical England team and they lost in semi-finals. There were lot of ups and downs in Eoin Morgan’s form and finally on 28th June 2022, he announced retirement from international cricket.