Eoin Morgan opens on not being picked up in IPL auction

Eoin Morgan was the KKR captain last season, but was not selected in the IPL 2022 auction.© BCCI / IPL

Eoin Morgan is seen as one of the sharpest thinkers in white ball cricket and he is seen as one of the best captains in the format with limited overs. He is recognized for changing the way England play his white ball cricket and he even has a World Cup to his name. He had led England to glory in the 2019 tournament. Last year, Morgan was the lead over Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and he had brought the site to the final, where he was shortlisted against Chennai Super Kings.

However, Morgan was not saved by KKR and then he was not picked up by a franchise in the mega auction that took place in Bengaluru in February this year. The English captain of the white ball is not afraid of not being selected in the cashrike league.

Speaking to ESPNcricinfo, Morgan said: “I looked at the IPL as a win-win, to be honest. Being at the biggest tournament in the world is an experience I had during the course of the years have used to my advantage and I have had some fond memories and experiences along the way.But when I look forward to the rest of the year, when I start playing again, it only stops after the World Cup.I have a beautiful home period hand: good family time. “

Morgan’s former IPL franchise KKR has had a good start to its IPL 2022 season led by Shreyas Iyer.


Out of five matches, KKR has managed to win three and currently they are in second place in the points table. The team finally suffered a defeat against the Delhi Capitals on Sunday.

KKR will play the next square against SunRisers Hyderabad on Friday.

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