'Hungry’ Morgan sets sights on T20 World Cup success for England | Daily News


 

'Hungry’ Morgan sets sights on T20 World Cup success for England

CAPE TOWN, Monday: England captain Eoin Morgan says the hunger to lift trophies has not diminished in the wake of the his side’s 2019 World Cup triumph and has his eyes set on more silverware in the shortest form of the game in the coming years.

Morgan is leading England against South Africa at Newlands on Tuesday in their first one-day international since they claimed the World Cup in dramatic fashion at Lord’s in July, and he said the aim now is to make sure that was not a one-off success.

The tourists have rested Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler for the three match series against South Africa, two of their most potent weapons, but it is all part of the overall plan. “Before the next (50-over) World Cup we have two T20 World Cups that we are eyeing, so this series against South Africa will allow us to build a broader squad so that in three or four years’ time we have a substantial group to select from, just like we did before this past World Cup,” Morgan told reporters on Monday. AFP


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