Eoin Morgan plays with Afghan family, Rashid Khan calls him legend; see tweet

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After World Cup triumph, England are scheduled to face Ireland in one-off Test at Lord's.

England will also lock horns with rivals Australia in the Ashes, slated to take place from August 1 to September 16. (Photo: Eoin Morgan/Twitter)

Mumbai: England skipper Eoin Morgan, who showed great spirit by playing with an Afghan family, was appreciated by Afghanistan's newly appointed captain Rashid Khan.

Eoin Morgan took to Twitter and revealed, while he was walking back home after dinner on Monday, an Afghan family asked him to play a game, to which he obliged.

Morgan posted a picture with the Afghan family on Twitter, to which Rashid Khan responded by calling Morgan a "legend".

Morgan became the first captain to lead England to a World Cup trophy. England clinched their maiden World Cup on the basis of superior boundary count. However, many questions were raised surrounding England's triumph over New Zealand.

Even Morgan admitted that it was not fair to have a result like that. After World Cup triumph, England are scheduled to face Ireland in one-off Test at Lord's.

England will also lock horns with rivals Australia in the Ashes, slated to take place from August 1 to September 16.

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