Eoin Morgan played first World Cup in Ireland in 2007
Keplp Wessels was the first cricketer to play the World Cup on behalf of two countries.
Sports desk England captain Eoin Morgan is playing his fourth World Cup. He played three World Cups for England At the same time, Ireland had participated in this major tournament of cricket once. Morgan is the fourth player to play in the World Cup for two countries. Before them, Ed Joyce, Kepler Wessels and Anderson Cummins have achieved this feat. The record of playing most of the tournament in the 44-year history of the World Cup is the name of Sachin Tendulkar of India and Javed Miandad of Pakistan. Both played six World Cups
Eoin Morgan (Ireland and England)
Morgan was born in Dublin, Ireland. He debuted for Ireland at the age of 16. Four years later, he went to the West Indies to play the 2007 World Cup. He was the youngest cricketer of the World Cup team in Ireland. Thanks to his excellent performance, Ireland qualified for the 2011 World Cup in 2009. That same year he left Ireland and started playing for England. For the English team in the 2011 World Cup, they had two half-centuries in three matches. He was also part of the 2015 World Cup team.
Kepler Wessels (Australia and South Africa)
Former South African captain Kepler Wessels was the first cricketer to play the World Cup on behalf of two countries. Wessels started his career in Queensland, Australia. He was elected from there in the national team of Australia. He did a debit in 1982. Wessels was also selected in the 1983 World Cup team. That team was captained by Kim Hughes. Wessel was elected to the World Cup team nine years later, but as the captain of another country. In the 1992 World Cup, Wessels had captained South Africa. He was chosen as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1995.
Ed Joyce (England and Ireland)
There are many cricketer in the history of England cricket that came from other countries. Among them, Ed Jose is the only player to play for his national team after playing in England. He was England's top order batsman in the 2007 World Cup. He was part of the Ireland team in the 2011 World Cup. He joined the Irish team with special permissions from the ICC. The Jose World Cup was also played for Ireland.
Anderson Cummins (West Indies and Canada)
Anderson Cummins was born in Barbados, West Indies. He debuted for the West Indies in 1991 as an all-rounder. After this he was also included in the 1992 World Cup team. After 15 years, Cummins was surprisingly involved in the Canadian team. He was 40 years old at the 2007 World Cup. The team's command was in the hands of John Davison. The Canadian team was out in the group round itself.