In a blistering display of power hitting, England Captain Eoin Morgan left both spectators and record-keepers astounded at Old Trafford on Tuesday. The last 100 of his 148 came off just 36 balls as Afghanistans bowlers were hit all over the ground. It was the left-hander at his unrelenting, brilliant best. Tuesdays innings was no flash in the pan either. Morgan already stands well clear as Englands leading boundary clearer in ODI cricket and his form over the last 18 months is arguably the strongest of his international career. Indeed, aside from years in which he played only once, Morgans 2019 average of 66.9 is the highest of his career, as is his strike rate of 120.98. He has two hundreds and five fifties in the last 12 months, leading the way for his side with responsible as well as devastating innings. Its little wonder his team speak so highly of him, Joe Root yesterday hailing the example he sets in all departments for his side. A consistent performer as well as a calming dressing-room figure, he has revolutionised Englands ODI game irreversibly. Sporting Indexs player performance markets offer 1 point per run, 10 points per catch and 20 points per wicket and they have a spread of 40-45 on Morgans performance against Sri Lanka. Given his recent fabulous form, Im keen on buying at 45.
As well as his in-form batting, Morgan is an active part of the England fielding unit having taken two catches in the tournament already, so the 45 Read More – Source