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Eire Announce 14-Participant Squad For ODI Collection Towards New Zealand, Stephen Doheny Earns Maiden Name-up | Cricket Information

Cricket Eire on Saturday introduced a 14-player squad for the boys’s One-Day Worldwide collection towards New Zealand, scheduled to be performed from July 10 to fifteen at Malahide. The three-match collection can be a part of the ICC World Cup Tremendous League, with 30 essential factors up for grabs. Eire additionally handed maiden call-ups for 2 of the North West Warriors squad – top-order batter Stephen Doheny and bowling all-rounder Graham Hume. Each gamers had been not too long ago handed retainer contracts by Cricket Eire.

Andy Balbirnie will captain the 14-man squad. Of the gamers who had been a part of Eire’s most-recent 50-over engagement, a 2-1 collection win in West Indies in January, William Porterfield has not too long ago retired, whereas Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock and Ben White had been omitted.

Eire will lock horns with New Zealand in three ODIs at Malahide between July 10-15, with factors for the World Cup Tremendous League on supply. They’ll then play a T20I collection towards the identical opposition in Stormont.

Andrew White, Chair of Nationwide Males’s Selectors, stated: “Taking over the world’s primary ODI facet will at all times be a problem, however with 30 World Cup Tremendous League factors on the road, this collection turns into much more vital. One-day cricket is the format we’ve carried out most persistently in over the previous few years, and regardless of the age profile of many within the squad is younger, they’ve gained some vital expertise in current occasions find methods of profitable towards high sides.”

“With the current retirement of William Porterfield, we have referred to as up Stephen Doheny into his first ODI squad. Stephen has impressed coaches and selectors along with his stroke play and is now beginning to convert begins into defining and match-shaping innings’ on the inter-provincial and Wolves ranges. His kind has warranted his call-up to each white-ball squads and we want him effectively,” he added.


“It is likewise pleasing to see Graham Hume get his probability within the ODIs after repeated seasons of constant kind whereas he certified to play for Eire. Hume has demonstrated his accuracy and skill to extract bounce and motion in house situations – we hope his knack of prising out early breakthroughs will translate to the upper stage,” White stated.

Eire squad: Andrew Balbirnie (C), Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Stephen Doheny, Graham Hume, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Simi Singh, Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker and Craig Younger.

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