DUBLIN – Ed Joyce has announced his retirement from playing all forms of international and domestic cricket. He will take up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach in the Irish performance system.
Ed Joyce scored an unbeaten century as Ireland chased down 223 runs against Afghanistan in 49.2 overs with four wickets in hand in the first One-Day International of the tri-series at ICC Academy in Dubai.
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
Ireland returned to the scene of the 2007 World Cup triumph over Pakistan that launched them onto the global stage to record a narrow win over ICC World Twenty20 champions West Indies in the first Twenty20 International at Sabina Park.