Ireland hand Stephen Doheny, Graham Hume maiden ODI call-ups

Andy Balbirnie will captain the 14-man squad. Of the gamers who have been a part of Eire’s most-recent 50-over engagement, a 2-1 sequence win in West Indies in January, William Porterfield has just lately retired, whereas Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock and Ben White have been omitted.

“Taking over the world’s primary ODI aspect will at all times be a problem, however with 30 World Cup Tremendous League factors on the road, this sequence turns into much more important,” Andrew White, chair of nationwide males’s selectors, mentioned. “One-day cricket is the format we now have carried out most constantly in over the previous couple of years, and regardless of the age profile of many within the squad being younger, they’ve gained some necessary expertise in current instances to find methods of profitable towards prime sides.

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

“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 talent to extract bounce and motion in dwelling situations – we hope his knack of prising out early breakthroughs will translate to the upper stage.”

Eire will play New Zealand in three ODIs at Malahide between July 10-15, with factors for the World Cup Tremendous League on provide. They are going to then play a T20I sequence towards the identical opposition in Stormont.

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

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