IPL 2021: IPL has benefited England and England players in the past: Eoin Morgan.
IPL 2021: English skipper Eoin Morgan talks about playing in IPL. The English batsman believes that the Indian Premier League has massively helped England and their cricketers to evolve in their game. Especially in the 50 over format that England won in 2019.
Former England cricketers are often seen criticizing players for prioritizing franchise cricket, especially IPL.
“Yes, we have benefited from it (the IPL) massively and we are grateful for it and it has played an important role in our development, especially in the 50 years campaign towards the 2019 World Cup,” Morgan said in a statement. virtual press. conference.
India and England will play a bilateral five-game T20I series in Ahmedabad, starting on Friday.
Asked about the reviews for playing the IPL more often, Eoin Morgan said: “With two T20 World Cups just around the corner, we will be focused on playing competitive T20 cricket. IPL helps us develop our game and builds our confidence. “
“I think (the IPL experience) is huge. I think even regardless of the players involved in the World Cup, the development process that they go through just being there, being around the best in the world, being exposed to the pressure of being a foreign player in the world. biggest tournament in the world. world, invaluable in many ways, ”he explained.
Challenge India vs England T20I:
England will know where they stand in the T20 World Cup race in the next five T20Is against India. The 2021 ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to take place in India between October and November. India will be a huge test for the English ahead of the T20 World Cup later this year.
“It will be from our point of view a learning process, going through the positions that we could find in seven months at the World Cup, with a perfect scenario where we play against one of the best teams in the world. , in their backyard and we know they’re very hard to beat, ”Morgan said.
Morgan admitted India are a great team, especially on their home conditions. The limited overtaking stage will be a good challenge for them to come.
“India are a tough team to beat, they have done well in the past and now we are playing in their backyard. It will be a good series from a learning and competitive point of view. “
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