Rashid Khan calls Eoin Morgan ‘legend’ after England captain plays cricket with Afghan family

first_img Indo-Asian News Service New DelhiJuly 23, 2019UPDATED: July 23, 2019 17:09 IST Morgan poses with the family after playing cricket with them (Twitter: @eoin16)HIGHLIGHTSEoin Morgan recently lead England to the World Cup 2019 title winMorgan played cricket with an Afghan family and posted the picture on social mediaAfghanistan captain Rashid Khan welcomed the gesture by calling Morgan a legendEngland limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan has been the talk of the town ever since he led the Three Lions to their first-ever men’s World Cup title.Morgan, who played a pivotal role as England defeated New Zealand in a thrilling final at Lord’s on July 14, showed his spirit and sportsmanship during the course of the showpiece event which was lauded by cricket fans all across the globe.Recently, Morgan showed great spirit and play cricket with an Afghan family. On Monday, the Irishman took to Twitter and revealed that while he was walking back home after dinner, an Afghan family asked him to play a game, to which he obliged.On the walk home from dinner this evening I was asked to play a game with this lovely Afghan family.. #ThePowerofsport pic.twitter.com/GKqy7OGgibEoin Morgan (@Eoin16) July 22, 2019The 32-year-old also posted a picture of his meeting, in which, the Afghan family can be seen all smiles. “On the walk home from dinner this evening I was asked to play a game with this lovely Afghan family#ThePowerofsport,” tweeted Morgan.Afghanistan’s newly appointed captain Rashid Khan was the one among many to reply on his tweet and called him a “legend”.LegendRashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) July 22, 2019Morgan will next be seen playing for Dublin Chiefs in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam tournament beginning August 30.Also Read | My vote goes to Kane Williamson: Ben Stokes responds to New Zealander of the Year nominationAlso Read | In a 1st in Test cricket, Ashes jerseys to have players’ names and numbersadvertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow Eoin MorganFollow Rashid KhanFollow England Cricket Rashid Khan calls Eoin Morgan ‘legend’ after England captain plays cricket with Afghan familyEngland World Cup-winning captain recently posted a picture of himself with an Afghan family after having played cricket with them on his way home prompting a shower of praise from the sports fraternity across the world.advertisementlast_img

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