The Ashes 2023: England announced their Squad for the Test series against Ireland
The Ashes 2023: England announced their Squad for the Test series against Ireland

The Ashes 2023, England announced their Squad for the Test series against Ireland: England Cricket Board(ECB) announced their Squad for the upcoming one match test series against Ireland, which will be played from June 1st to June 4th at Lord’s cricket Ground, England.

From June 1st, England will play a single test match series against Ireland ahead of the Ashes. It will help them boost preparation for the upcoming Ashes 2023, which will start on June 16th. 

The Test match between England and Ireland is a four-day test match played at lord’s cricket ground, London. Ireland and England are going to play a test match for the second time in Cricket history. The first was played in 2019, in which England won the match by 143 runs.

The ECB announced a 15-members squad for the one-off test against Ireland. Ben Stokes is going to lead the English side, whereas Ollie Pope has been chosen as vice-captain. Jonny Bairstow and Jack Leach returned to England’s test squad.

Bairstow return to the England’s Squad:

Jonny Bairstow is back in the England’s test squad after the broken left leg and dislocated ankle injury. Bairstow’s comeback in the England team is great news for England as the Ashes Series is now only month left. Jonny’s record in test cricket is phenomenal and he played 89 test matches in which he scored 5482 runs with an average of 37.04.

Jofra Archer ruled out from The Ashes 2023:

Jofra Archer got injured while playing IPL for Mumbai Indians. Jofra is ruled out from IPL 2023 and The Ashes 2023 due to a stress fracture to his right elbow and his unavailability is a major loss for England for the upcoming Ashes 2023. 

ENG vs IRE Test Series Schedule:

Date and TimeMatchesVenue
1st June – 4th June 2023, 09:00 AMEngland vs Ireland 1st TestLord’s Cricket Ground, London

ENG vs IRE Full Squad:

England Squad for the 4-day test match against Ireland:

Ben Stokes (C), Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Matthew Potts, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Stuart Broad.

Ireland Squad for the 4-day test match against England:

Andrew Balbirnie (C), Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Mark Adair, Curtis Campher, Graham Hume, Tom Mayes, Andrew McBrine, James McCollum, PJ Moor, Conor Olphert, George Dockrell, Fionn Hand, Craig Young.

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