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England's Cricket World Cup-Winning Captain Eoin Morgan To Lead Dublin In Euro T20 Slam

Eoin Morgan will be back in his country of birth to lead Dublin Chiefs as their 'icon player' in the first continent-based T20 league

England's Cricket World Cup-Winning Captain Eoin Morgan To Lead Dublin In Euro T20 Slam
Eoin Morgan led England to their maiden ICC Cricket World Cup trophy. | File Photo
England's Cricket World Cup-Winning Captain Eoin Morgan To Lead Dublin In Euro T20 Slam
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2019-07-19T19:52:20+05:30

England's Cricket World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan will play for the Dublin Chiefs in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam.

Ireland-born Morgan was on Friday drafted as Dublin's 'icon player' and will lead the side in the first continent-based T20 league.

Also Read: Mission Accomplished, Morgan Hails ‘Superhuman’ Stokes

The Chiefs also pulled off the big signing of Babar Azam, the top-ranked batsman in the world in the shortest format, and his Pakistan team-mate Mohammad Amir.

Afghanistan's new captain Rashid Khan was picked up by the Rotterdam Rhinos at the draft in London.

Also Read: Records For Rohit Sharma, Mitchell Starc And Eoin Morgan

Vastly experienced duo Imran Tahir and Shane Watson will be team-mates for the Amsterdam Knights.

All-rounders Shahid Afridi and JP Duminy will represent Belfast Titans, while Glasgow Giants snared Brendon McCullum and Dale Steyn.

The six-team competition runs from August 30 until September 22.

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