Eoin Morgan to captain England against Ireland
Derry’s Boyd Rankin also included in England panel for match against Ireland in Dublin
England’s Eoin Morgan and Niall O’Brien of Ireland during a one-day match in Clontarf in 2011. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho
Work is continuing on the grandstands at Malahide ahead of next week’s match. Photograph: Cricket Ireland
Eoin Morgan will captain England against Ireland for a second time when the sides meet at Malahide next week.
The Dubliner has been included in the England squad alongside another former Ireland star, Boyd Rankin, for the one-day international in Dublin.
England have rested a host of senior players for the match, and a subsequent one-day series with Australia, including captain Alastair Cook.
Morgan, who started his career with Malahide, will find the new venue barely recognisable from the club venue of a decade ago. The ground has been transformed into a 10,000 capacity venue and is on course to be a complete sell-out.
A limited number of tickets are still available from www.cricketireland.ie and TicketMaster outlets nationwide.
England squad: Eoin Morgan (captain) (Middlesex), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire), Ravi Bopora (Essex), Danny Briggs (Hampshire), Jos Buttler (Somerset), Michael Carberry (Hampshire), Steven Finn (Middlesex), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Jamie Overton (Somerset), Boyd Rankin (Warwickshire), Ben Stokes (Durham), James Taylor (Notts), James Tredwell (Kent), Luke Wright (Sussex).