Eoin Morgan successfully led England to their maiden World Cup triumph in 2019 under the watchful eyes of then coach Trevor Bayliss. Eoin Morgan played a major role as run-scorer for England in the limited-overs besides leading the side. As a result he has emerged as the finest player for the English side in the last five years.
Bayliss has watched the growth of Morgan closely. From 2011 till date, Morgan has led England to 114 matches, winning 69 matches and losing 36. He has recorded over 65 per cent win record with two draws and seven no results.
Eoin Morgan has got the player’s respect as coach: Trevor Bayliss
Trevor Bayliss said that Morgan has been a deep thinker and he has earned his respect. Besides that, he also added that, Morgan has been outstanding for England in the last five years in the limited overs format.
“Morgs is a deep thinker. He has certainly got the player’s respect and as a coach, you definitely need that,” Bayliss told BBC Radio 5 Live’s Tuffers and Vaughan Show.
“What he did for the white-ball team over the last five years has been outstanding.”
Bayliss had stepped down as the coach of the English team in September. He said that the 2019 World Cup moment was a moment of ecstasy and he still watches Jos Buttler remove the bail as highlights’.
Morgan has played 236 ODIs and 89 T20Is for England. He has scored at an average nearly 40 in the 50-over format and hit 2138 runs at an average close to 31 in the shortest format of the game.