One of Ireland’s newest crop of players, Harry Tector, may only be six months into his international career but he has a clear-eyed determination to drive his game forward, and had a memorable ‘front row seat’ for the last-ball Super Over finish in yesterday’s T20 International victory over Afghanistan.
Despite seeing the three-match T20 International series against Afghanistan slip away after yesterday’s defeat, captain Andrew Balbirnie has called on his squad to focus on the last match of the series as part of the longer term goal of preparation for the T20 World Cup later in the year.
Ireland Men’s cricket team has been defeated by Afghanistan in the first T20 International after rain cut short an entertaining match at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida today.
The Ireland Men’s cricket team has arrived in India for the three-match T20 International series against Afghanistan, and captain Andrew Balbirnie sees the series as a critical piece in the squad’s preparation for the T20 World Cup in late 2020.
21-year old uncapped wicket-keeper/batsman Stephen Doheny has flown out to India as a replacement for Gary Wilson in the Ireland Men’s squad, who are set to play a T20 International series against Afghanistan starting on Friday.