The men behind England’s historic victory at the World Cup have been recognised in the New Year Honours list, with Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler and Trevor Bayliss all awarded titles for services to cricket.
Ben Stokes and other members of England’s Cricket World Cup-winning squad have been recognised in a New Year Honours list which also features a large contingent of female sports stars and administrators.
England’s victorious World Cup cricketers were named Team of the Year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Aberdeen on Sunday.
Joe Root has been left out of England Twenty20 squad for the tour of South Africa, despite a number of other 50-over stars earning recalls.
England’s World Cup-winning captains Eoin Morgan and Heather Knight have been named as skippers for the London Spirit teams in The Hundred.
Eoin Morgan hailed England’s fringe players after they sealed a 3-2 Twenty20 series victory over New Zealand in Auckland – but only after another Super Over between the teams.
Dawid Malan may have registered England’s second Twenty20 international hundred but his apparent reluctance to run from the final ball of the innings against New Zealand seemed to irk captain Eoin Morgan.
Dawid Malan revealed England’s plan to rotate him out of the side for the fifth and final Twenty20 was the catalyst for his belligerent century in the 76-run thumping of New Zealand.
Dawid Malan became only the second England batsman to record a Twenty20 international hundred as his destructive display of power hitting led to a comprehensive 76-run victory over a chastened New Zealand in Napier.
England posted their highest Twenty20 international total as Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan set a host of new records by laying waste to New Zealand’s bowlers in Napier.
England assistant Paul Collingwood anticipates having more of a hands-on role with the Test side but insists neither he nor head coach Chris Silverwood want to “reinvent the wheel” after Trevor Bayliss’ departure.
England captain Eoin Morgan hopes his inexperienced side learn quickly from their mistakes after a batting collapse led to a 14-run defeat against New Zealand in the third Twenty20.
Andrew Strauss believes new England head coach Chris Silverwood will act as an inspiration for young coaches in county cricket, but warned he will face a challenging winter.
Eoin Morgan wants England to remain positive in the field despite a sloppy performance in which five catches went down as New Zealand levelled the Twenty20 international series.
England were punished for their profligacy in the field as New Zealand levelled the Twenty20 international series at 1-1 with a 21-run victory on a gloriously sunny day in Wellington.
James Vince’s maiden Twenty20 international half-century carried England to a commanding seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in Christchurch in the teams’ first meeting since the dramatic World Cup final.
Eoin Morgan gave no assurances to Joe Root about a place in England’s side at next year’s T20 World Cup – although the limited-overs captain insists there are few guarantees at this stage.
Eoin Morgan refused to be drawn on how long he will remain as England captain beyond next year’s T20 World Cup in fear of any announcement acting as a mental stumbling block.