Eoin Morgan explains the toughest aspect of the T10 League

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Former England Captain, Eoin Morgan has spoken out ahead of the finals of the T10 League. Morgan’s team New York Strikers, will face Deccan Gladiators in the finals on Sunday.

Eoin Morgan finished his international career as the most successful captain of the England cricket team. England won their first-ever ODI World Cup under his leadership. However, owing to a slump in form, Morgan called it quits on his international career. He now continues playing for various franchise cricket tournaments and also features in the commentary panel.

Eoin Morgan’s team New York Strikers, have managed to reach the finals of the sixth edition of the T10 League. Ahead of the finals, he spoke to the media and elaborated on the importance of taking risks in this format.

“I am a huge fan of the T10 format,” Eoin Morgan loves playing in T10 League

Eoin Morgan said that he enjoys playing this T10 format as it exposes a player to taking a certain amount of risk. Moreover, he said that the format is growing every year and it’s getting more intense with time.

“I am huge fan of the T10 format and it’s a fun tournament to be part of. We realise that the tournament has gone from strength to strength in recent years. What playing in the T10 does is that it exposes everything there is exposed in a certain period of a T20 game. So, when you look at the power play or death bowling, the two biggest. Moments in T20 cricket I think you have them in abundance. In T10 cricket you don’t have a lot of time to think about what you’re doing. You’re always trying to take on more risk which is difficult at times” 

Moreover, he added that the toughest task in this format is to encourage youngsters to take risks even when they fail.

“If you’ve taken a risk and you make a mistake then the hardest thing is to encourage guys to continue to take risks and back them and support them to do so. That’s what T10 does” 

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