An English cricket player and captain of One-day innings team of England and T20s team of England were actually representing Ireland before he to play for England. Born in Ireland, this young cricketer has played domestic or county cricket as well as International cricket for England and Ireland formerly.
He started playing cricket for school team since he was 15 and got selected to represent Ireland’s U-15 & U-17 cricket team. Let’a have look at his early life and career when he got that bug of cricket in his head.
Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan was born on 10 September 1986 in Dublin, Ireland, currently 30 years old. He played domestic cricket for Middlesex (2006), Sydney Thunder(2013-14-16) and he was also part of Indian premier League’s Kolkata Knight Riders(2011-13) Kings XI Punjab(2017). He represented Ireland during years of (2003-2009) & after that, he switched to England in 2009 & currently holding a position of England’s ODI and T20s team.
His unique orthodox left handed batting style is quite impressive and his overall performance in all the matches were award winning. He went to Catholic University School where he won three titles and became part of U-15, U-17 & U-19 team of Ireland. After joining Dulwich college, he got the chance to play for England and he did not miss it.
Eion made his international debut in test matches for England on 27 May 2010 against the Bangladesh and last test match he played for England was on 3 February 2012 against the Pakistan. He made his international debut in ODIs for Ireland in 2006 on 5 August against the Scotland and he played his last ODIs for England on 22 January 2017 against the India. Being the captain of England’s T20s and ODIs team, his net worth must be staggering. Let’s have a look at his net worth and annual salary after switched to England from Ireland.
Eoin Morgan Net Worth
Morgan has been part of IPL’s Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders and his salary from IPL’s team really plays an important role. He is also captain of England’s ODIs and the T20s team which increases his net worth considerably. The estimated net worth of Eion Morgan is $5.2 Million US dollars as of 2017 with the annual salary of $0.5 million.
When it comes to charges for various matches, he charges £12000 per test match, £5000 for ODI and £3500 for T20. His annual salary from ECB is about £700,000 which is quite impressive. In IPL 2010, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for $2.2 million US dollars and in 2011 in another season of IPL he was auctioned at $3.5 million US dollar base price and he was sold to Sun Risers Hyderabad for $150,000 in IPL 2015.
This left handed batsman is son of Jody Morgan(father) and Olivia Morgan(mother) and have four siblings named Gareth Morgan, Gavin Morgan(brothers) and Laura Morgan and Gwen Morgan(sisters). When it comes to a relationship, he is not married yet but he not single too. He is dating pretty Tara Ridgeway for long now. And yes he got the funny nickname ‘Moggie’.
He started his career with Irish team but currently holding a golden position of England’s T20s and ODIs cricket team’s captain. He is also going to play IPL this year. Currently, he is representing the England and playing as captain and left-handed batsman.
Eoin is known for his left-handed batting and the only player who has played for the two countries at international level and scored century both time formerly for Ireland and presently for England. Eoin is proving himself top-notch cricketer making him popular in cricket community across the globe and earning his reputation of the first-class cricketer.