It was not unexpected. Eoin Morgan always looked set to be dropped after enduring a truly dismal tour of the UAE, and so it proved as the squad was announced.
Morgan's omission was widely anticipated after a horrid six weeks in which he mustered a paltry 184 runs in 13 international innings at an average of just 13.66 across the Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20s.
In the process, Morgan becomes the first England batsman to be dropped from the Test side - ignoring the retirement of Paul Collingwood and injuries - since Ravi Bopara during the 2009 Ashes series.
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