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ENG vs IRE: Eoin Morgan surpasses MS Dhoni in hitting most sixes as captain in international cricket


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Eoin Morgan of England hits out throughout the Third One Day International between England and Ireland in the Royal London Series at Ageas Bowl on August 04, 2020 in Southampton

England’s white-ball skipper Eoin Moran on Tuesday overhauled former Indian captain, MS Dhoni, in hitting the most variety of sixes throughout format as a captain. Morgan achieved the feat en path to his 47th ODI fifty in opposition to Ireland on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton throughout the third ODI match of the collection. 

Morgan dispatched the quick ball from Joshua Little in the 12th over of the sport over deep sq. leg with an authoritative pull shot. With the utmost, Morgan took his tally of international sixes to 212 in 163 video games throughout codecs, surpassing Dhoni, who had amassed 211 sixes in 332 international video games as the captain of the Indian staff. 

Overall, in his profession, he has 6 sixes in his 16-match Test profession, 214 in 238 ODI appearances and 105 in 89 T20I matches. And along with his profession tally of 325 international sixes, he stands eighth in world cricket. 

Talking concerning the recreation, Ireland made a gentle begin after placing England to bat as they eliminated the 2 openers – Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstwo – for single-digit scores earlier than Craig Young struck once more to scale back the hosts to 44 for 3 inside the primary powerplay. Morgan’s explosive present nevertheless has saved England nicely in the sport. 

England have already received the collection after having received the primary and the second recreation, and at the moment are aiming for a cleansweep. 

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