Left arm orthodox spinner George Dockrell are back in the Ireland team for the upcoming Intercontinental cup Matches against Hong Kong and against south africa. Ireland team losing the first One Day international match with huge margine so team looking to strength their side. Irish team included Dockrell in place of stuart Poynter.
Ireland Head of selector Alan Lewis said, “While this week’s performance was disappointing, we feel this group of players deserve another opportunity. These games will certain provide us with a stern challenge but I’m certain the squad will respond positively,”
If we seen the current points table of the intercontinental cup, Ireland team are currently standing on the second position while Hong kong is on the sixth spot.
Lewis added “We’ve opted for an extra spinner in George who has produced some of his best cricket over the past six years in this competition. Also we felt that the pitches in late August or early September are likely to offer assistance to the slow bowlers as the game progresses,”
Team ireland are very strong and ballanced side in this Intercontinental cup and team look to better performance under the William porterfield’s captaincy.
Ireland squad Intercontinental Cup:
William Porterfield (capt) , John Anderson, Peter Chase, George Dockrell , Ed Joyce, Tim Murtagh, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.
Ireland squad SA tour:
William Porterfield (capt), John Anderson, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Tim Murtagh, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Stuart Poynter, Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.