An totally completely different England group from the one which beat West Indies 2-1 within the latest Test collection will tackle Ireland on Thursday in its first dwelling ODI because the World Cup triumph final July.
The three-match collection in Southampton kick-starts the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, which is able to function the qualification course of for the 2023 World Cup.
Speaking forward of the match, England captain Eoin Morgan refused to take Ireland, his former group, evenly. “It is the start of a new journey for us with some new players,” he mentioned.
“I think you can never take any team lightly and Ireland showed what they could do against West Indies where they posed a lot of questions though the results did not reflect the potential of the team.”
Ireland skipper Andy Balbirnie mentioned the collection gives his group’s kids the chance to point out what they will do within the quest to qualify for the World Cup. “For us, the 2023 World Cup is the goal and there is no better way to show what we are capable of than taking on the world champions,” mentioned Balbirnie. “If we can qualify in the top seven in the Super League, that will be this team’s greatest achievement.”
The three matches can be performed at Southampton on July 30, August 1 and 4.
(Sony Six channels will telecast the England-Ireland first ODI reside from 6.30 p.m.).
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