Less than one month away before the start of the ICC cricket world cup 2019. Every team is preparing for the world cup. Host, England is also doing hard work for winning the maiden world cup title. In 2015 world cup, they knocked out from the league stage. After that, they have played well in the last four years, and now England is looking at one of the teams who will be the container to win CWC 2019.
Before the World cup, England will play a bilateral series against Pakistan and Ireland. In the Pakistan series, England will play 5 ODIs and one t20i. Another hand in the Ireland series, they will play an ODI in Dublin, Ireland. So today England will play against Ireland. England can try to check their preparation before the world cup. Another hand Ireland has not parted of CWC 2019. However, they can try to give fierce competition and boost their confidence before the tri-series.
Ireland can try to give tough completion to England. They have some experienced players in their squads like George Dockrell, Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling, and William Porterfield. William Porterfield will lead the team.
Possible playing XI of Ireland: William Porterfield(c), Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Lorcan Tucker/Mark Richard Adair, Gary Wilson, Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell, Barry Mccarthy, Joshua Little, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin.
Before the series, England has started to face Injury issues. There, some big players like Jason Roy and Sam Billing injured and out from the series. Another hand Alex Hales was banned by ECB. England will try to forget all the issues and try to start the new summer in a winning note. Eoin Morgan has successfully led the team in the last four years. In this match, all eyes on Jofra Archer, can he make his ODI debut for England?
Possible playing XI of England: James Vince, Joe Denly, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Foakes(wk), Dawid Malan, Jofra Archer, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan/Tom Curran