Morgan record 17 sixes powers England to their Highest WC total
England captain Eoin Morgan set a new world record for the most sixes in a one-day international innings, with 17 in his 148 against Afghanistan during a World Cup match at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Morgan’s tally surpassed the record of 16 previously shared by India’s Rohit Sharma, South Africa’s AB de Villiers and West Indies’ Chris Gayle – whose 16 sixes in his 215 against Zimbabwe in 2015 was the previous record at a World Cup.
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ENGLAND: Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
AFGHANISTAN: Rahmat Shah, Noor Ali Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Gulbadin Naib (capt), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Series: World Cup 2019
Toss: England , elected to bat first
Player Of The Match: Eoin Morgan
Match days: 18 June 2019
Umpires: Joel Wilson, Paul Reiffel
TV Umpires: Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire: Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle
Points: Match in Progree