Eoin Morgan criticised for not singing the British national anthem ahead of T20 game

The Dublin-born cricketer is the current captain on England's limited-overs teams

BY Daniel Kelly 12:03 Monday 22 February 2016, 12:03 22 Feb 2016

England's captain Eoin Morgan and South Africa's wicketkeeper AB de Villiers during Sunday's T20 International. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

England's Twenty20 cricket captain Eoin Morgan has become the latest person to face sensationalist criticism from Piers Morgan.

The former newspaper editor is now best known for his frank views on twitter, which primarily focus on unwavering support for Kevin Pietersen and wanting Arsene Wenger sacked from Arsenal.

The Dublin-born cricketer was criticised for failing to sing "God Save The Queen", before England's T20 match against South Africa on Sunday in Johannesburg.

Former West Indies cricketer Tino Best was quick to point out that the Dublin-born cricketer was indeed Irish, but Piers Morgan was having none of it. The breakfast television presenter, who is English-born to an Irish-born father but was quick to point out he was Irish too. 

With Kevin Pietersen's continuing omission from the England squad, Piers Morgan is regularly seen belittling any figures of authority within English cricket including Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook and Morgan himself. 

England lost the game in Johannesburg by nine wickets. 

 

 

 

 

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