Morgan sent to hospital for X-ray after fielding accident
England’s ideal preparations for the upcoming quadrennial event ran through an unfortunate setback as their team captain, Eoin Morgan picked up a blow to the left index finger at the time of team’s fielding session.
Eoin Morgan, who had been deftly gearing up for team’s warm-up match against Australia at the Ageas Bowl on Saturday, is due to be taken to hospital for an X-ray.
The scan reports revealed that it is completely precautionary and the loss of their skipper would be a terrible blow to the team’s hopes of lifting the World Cup for the first time in their history.
Morgan’s astute leadership skills have never been in doubt. He has led the incredibly well and has been a phenomenal part of England’s revival from humiliation at the 2015 World Cup.
Speaking at the launch of the team’s kit previously this week, England skipper narrated how the team gained resurgence after setbacks.
“We’ve planned for instances when the [team] culture had been tested or individually we’d been tested,” he added in a statement. “There’s still loads of things that we’ve planned for that might continue to crop up throughout the World Cup.
“I wouldn’t say it’s been smooth, I’d say we’ve been better equipped at dealing with anything that’s cropped up, certainly as a group,” he echoed.
“Our prep and planning have been excellent and the guys have responded to that by performing on a consistent basis.”
England’s opening fixture of the summer’s showpiece event is scheduled to take place against South Africa at The Kennington Oval on May 30.