Best Captain: Dhoni VS Morgan
Morgan is now the best captain in the history of T20 international cricket as he has captain England to 43 wins in 68 matches. Morgan surpasses Dhoni as the most successful captain in the history of T20 cricket.
England beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs to reach the semi-finals in Sharjah yesterday with Jas Butler scoring an action-packed century. Dhoni has captained India in 72 T20 Internationals and has won 42 of them.
Batting first, England set a challenging target of 163/4. With Butler’s magnificent century, they manage to post challenging total. England then bowls out Srilanka for 137 in 19 overs.
Morgan returned to form yesterday after scoring the highest individual score of 8 in IPL cricket. He scored 40 off 36 balls. England secured the semi-finals with 8 points and a net run rate of 3.183. Played like a champion team, because there was no big build-up on that team.
England faces South Africa in their last group match on Saturday. Sri Lanka’s Wine Hasaranga took England’s Jason Roy’s wicket. Jas Butler and Ian Morgan added 112 for the 4th wicket.
In other news, former Afghanistan captain Ashkar Afghan retires from all cricket with the match against Namibia, having won 42 of 52 matches.