Eoin Morgan: T20 evolution must work in tandem with protection of Test cricket | The Spin

England’s one-day captain is happy to specialise in the limited-overs game but feels there must be a shift or the divide between the formats will become bigger

Eoin Morgan has given a few masterclasses this summer. There was his century against South Africa at Headingley, his 87 against Australia at Edgbaston and his 75 against Bangladesh at The Oval. Then there was the hour he spent at Aldersley leisure centre in Wolverhampton. You may have missed that one. It was during the finals of Chance to Shine’s street cricket competition, when the kids were taking a break from whacking tape balls around the indoor gym. One asked Morgan which was his favourite shot, another, a young Pakistan fan, what it felt like to be cleaned up by Hasan Ali and a third wanted to know how much Morgan enjoyed playing for his favourite team. Which wasn’t England, or Middlesex, but the Kings XI Punjab. It was another little reminder of the ways in which the game is changing.

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