Ireland Cricket

On Tuesday, May 7, Ireland revealed its 15-member squad for the highly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024, slated to take place in the West Indies and the USA.

Led by the seasoned campaigner Paul Stirling, Ireland’s squad is brimming with talent and determination as they gear up to face formidable opponents in Group A, including cricketing powerhouses like India and Pakistan, alongside co-hosts USA and neighbouring rivals Canada.

For Ireland, this tournament represents a golden opportunity to showcase their cricketing prowess on the global stage. With eyes set on surpassing past performances, the team is leaving no stone unturned in their preparations.

As part of their buildup, Ireland will engage in competitive fixtures such as a Tri-Series with the Netherlands and Scotland, providing the final tune-up ahead of the marquee event.

With strategic planning and a formidable squad, Ireland aims to make a lasting impression in the T20 World Cup 2024, hoping to surprise many and advance deep into the tournament.

Ireland’s Squad For T20 World Cup

Player NameAgePosition
Paul Stirling33Batting All-rounder
Mark Adair28Bowling All-rounder
Ross Adair30Batter
Andrew Balbirnie33Batter
Curtis Campher25Batting All-rounder
Gareth Delany27Batting All-rounder
George Dockrell31Bowling All-rounder
Graham Hume33Bowler
Josh Little24Bowler
Barry McCarthy31Bowler
Neil Rock23Batter/Wicket-keeper
Harry Tector24Batter
Lorcan Tucker27Batter/Wicket-keeper
Ben White25Bowler
Craig Young34Bowler

Ireland’s T20 Captain 2024

Paul Stirling will lead Ireland in the T20 World Cup 2024. Known for his aggressive batting style, Stirling’s leadership extends beyond his individual contributions on the field. With 22 T20Is under his belt as captain, Stirling’s experience and tactical acumen will be vital for Ireland’s success in the tournament.

Ireland’s T20 Coach: Heinrich Malan

Heinrich Malan, appointed as Ireland’s head coach in January 2022, brings a wealth of coaching experience to the team. With a focus on developing a resilient squad capable of competing at the highest level, Malan’s leadership has played a crucial role in Ireland’s preparations for the T20 World Cup.

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