Questions are being raised about Morgan’s captaincy. But Stokes and Butler have defended Morgan.
In limited overs cricket, England captain Eoin Morgan is on target these days due to poor form. Although Eoin Morgan has got the support of his fellow players. England’s star batsman Jos Buttler has supported Eoin Morgan’s continuation as captain. Stokes, who became the captain of the Test team, also came to Morgan’s defense.
In the third ODI against the Netherlands, Morgan could not play due to injury. Earlier, Morgan was dismissed for zero in two consecutive matches. In Morgan’s absence, Jos Buttler took charge of the team and led the team to victory. Butler has praised the players of the team after leading England.
The win propelled England to the top of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League standings with 125 points. Before the start of the series, England were third in the table with 95 points.
Stokes also defended
Chasing a target of 245 runs for victory, the England openers once again gave their team a quick start. Roy hit a continuous boundary off Van Beek in the second over. At the same time, Phil Salt hit four fours in an over. Butler said, “The bowlers took wickets at crucial times. The player is in the best form. There are a lot of series coming for the team in a short time, which the players are practicing fast.”
Morgan has been in poor form, scoring 103 runs in five ODI innings with an unbeaten 75, while in 43 T20Is he scored 643 runs with a top score of 47 not out. Buttler, however, defended Morgan and said that the batsman would soon return to form.
England’s Test captain Ben Stokes had earlier defended Morgan’s position while speaking at Headingley ahead of his team’s third Test against New Zealand.
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