England’s White Ball Captain Eoin Morgan becomes first English cricketer to play 100th T20I

England captain Eoin Morgan on Tuesday, 16th March, became the first male English player to play 100th, T20 international matches. Morgan walked out for his 100th T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Tuesday as England played their 3rd match against India .

Morgan, 34, is the fourth player overall to reach 100th appearances in T20 internationals. Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik holds the record for most appearances in T20Is with 116. After him  comes India’s Rohit Sharma, who played his 109th match on Tuesday. New Zealand’s Ross Taylor is above Morgan with 102 appearances.

Morgan has scored 2,306 T20I runs at an average of 30.34 with 14 half-centuries. He could add to his career tally in the third T20I, as England has taken a 2-1 lead after losing the second match by seven wickets on Sunday, 14th March. Further England has earlier won the first match by eight wickets.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time