Morgan warms up for Australia series with Middlesex ton

The former Ireland batsman struck seven fours and five sixes in a 69-ball innings of exactly 100.

Eoin Morgan struck form with the bat ahead of the Australia series.   -  AP

England captain Eoin Morgan was in the runs ahead of the forthcoming limited-overs series against Australia with a century for Middlesex against Gloucestershire in county cricket's One-Day Cup on Wednesday.

The former Ireland batsman struck seven fours and five sixes in a 69-ball innings of exactly 100 in Bristol before he holed out in the deep off the bowling of Benny Howell.

England faces Scotland in a stand-alone one-day international in Edinburgh on Sunday before a five-match series against old rival Australia gets underway at The Oval on Wednesday, June 13.