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Eoin Morgan (England cricketer) Wife, Affairs, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan
(England Cricketer)

From captaining Ireland in 2011 World Cup to captaining England in 2015 World Cup, Eoin Morgan has seen it all. It is under the leadership of Morgan, England have become a force to reckon with in the limited-overs formats. He has instilled a policy of No Fear which his predecessors could not to take England to great heights.

Eoin Morgan
Nickname: Moggie
Role: Left hand middle order batsman
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5'8″
Weight (approx.): 65 Kg
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Tattoos: No
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 10 September 1986
Age (as on 2018): 31 years
Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Nationality: English
School: Catholic University School, Dublin
College: Dulwich College, London (Dropout)
Educational Qualifications: NA

Father: Jody Morgn

Mother: Jody Morgn

Sister: Laura Morgan, Gwen Morgan
Brother: Gareth Morgan, Gavin Morgan

Coach/Mentor: Kevin Jennings

Religion: Christianity
Address: NA

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 27 May 2010 England v Bangladesh
ODI: 5 August 2006 Ireland v Scotland
T20I: 5 June 2009 England v Netherlands

Jersey Number: #16 (England), #7 (Middlesex CCC)
Domestic/State Team: Middlesex, Royal CHallengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Thunder, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Peshawar Zalmi, Kings XI Pujab, Barbados Tridents, Karachi Kings
Nature on the field: Aggressive batsman
Likes to play against: Australia


  • Morgan was the first cricketer to score a first-class double century for Ireland, with an unbeaten 209 against the United Arab Emirates in February 2007 at Abu Dhab
  • Morgan is the first of only two players in history to score an ODI hundred for two nations.

Career Turning Point:

  • Switching over to England for native nation Ireland

Hobbies: Reading, Fishing, Playing Golf
Favourite Batsmen: Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis
Favourite Bowlers: NA
Favourite Cricket Ground: Lord's Cricket Ground
Favourite sports personalities: Lionel Messi
Favourite Food: Italian
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: Wedding Crashers
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA/Yes

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends: Brooke Tsakirakis, works on a front desk of a Hobart gym (2009-2010)

Tara Ridgway (2012-present)

Marriage Date: NA
Children: NA

IPL earnings

Net Worth: NA
IPL earnings: $220,000 (2010, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
$350,000 (2011, Kolkata Knight Riders)
$150,000 (2015, Sunrisers Hyderabad)
2 crore INR (2017, Kings XI Punjab)

Awards and recognitions

Morgan was named among the four Wisden Cricketers of the year in 2011


In 2015, Morgan was blackmail threats from the fiancé of Morgan's ex-girlfriend, Brooke Tsakirakis. The accused was let off after he offered an apology.

Often, Morgan has been criticised for not singing English National Anthem before the start of any match.

In September, Eoin Morgan refused to tour Bangladesh citing terror concern as his cause of concern was slammed by British media and former players for the same.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Morgan originally represented his native Ireland at international level before switching to play for England in 2009.
  • Morgan played Hurling every week in his early teens and credits it to have helped him develop batting skills, particularly reverse sweep.
  • Morgan has won three senior cup titles for the school side.
  • Morgan was dismissed on 99 on his ODI debut for Ireland against Scotland.
  • Morgan is only the fourth player to have represented two different nations at Cricket World Cup.

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