In World Cup champions England, 15 out of 7 players were born in other countries. Among them, Ben Stokes, who made Man of the Match in the final and the highest wicket-taker in the tournament, also included Joefra Archer. Team captain Eoin Morgan is from Ireland himself. He has also played the World Cup in 2007 from the Ireland team. At the same time, Opener Jason Roy is South African. England’s team won the World Cup for the first time.
It is possible for the players of foreign origin to play games in the teams under the rules of the ICC. According to ICC’s 2.1.3, if a player wants to play from a different country, then he has to remain at least 3 years in the respective country.
Eoin Morgan (Dublin, Ireland)
Eoin had played in Ireland in August for an ODI against Scotland on August 5, 2006. After three years of the debut from Ireland, that is, in the 2009 T20 Cricket World Cup, he got a place in the England team and Morgan has been playing for England since then.
Jason Roy (Durban, South Africa)
South Africa-born Jason Roy was 10 when his family moved to England. He played first-class cricket right from here. Jason Roy played the first ODI in England in May 2015.
Ben Stokes (Christchurch, New Zealand)
New Zealand-born Ben Stokes was in England when he was 12 years old. Here he started playing club cricket with the local team. He debuted in August 2011 in ODI.