Ahead of the start of the ODI series against the Netherlands, Morgan reiterated his stance on leading England to a World Cup win with the Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in Australia in October-November this year, followed by their 50-seat title in India next year. above.
But against the Netherlands, Morgan was dismissed for consecutive ducks off eight balls before being ruled out of the final ODI at Amstelveen due to a tight waist. Morgan last scored a half-century in international cricket during the first ODI against Sri Lanka in July last year.
Now, former England cricketer Mark Butcher has claimed that he will be surprised if left-handed batsman Morgan tries to play for England till the 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup.
“I honestly can’t see it, because Liam Livingstone needs to be on that side. And the force of striking power all around that team means there’s no room for anyone to just be captain, no matter how Well, he’s the captain,” Butcher said on the Wisden Cricket Weekly podcast.
Although Morgan is not scoring runs, he has got the support of teammates like Jos Buttler, Liam Livingstone and Jason Roy as well as Test captain Ben Stokes to get back in form.
“I would be shocked if he tries to make it to the 2023 World Cup. It’s not because of two ducks against the Netherlands. Frankly, who cares? It doesn’t matter. I was surprised that he announced Not that he was done with it after winning in 2019. Now we are three years after him and he is still going.”
Morgan has been at the forefront of England’s white ball revolution and helped them win the 2019 Men’s Cricket World Cup at home. “Look, he’ll probably prove us all wrong, will come back, have great fitness and an exceptional run and lead the team in the next one, but at the moment it looks like a wild fantasy, doesn’t it?” Butcher concluded.
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