After winning the first ODI, England team suffered a major setback ahead of the second match of the ODI series against Ireland. Team batsman Joe Denly has pulled out of the series due to injury. Let us tell you that the second match is scheduled to be played on Saturday.
Let us tell you that England had not included Denly in the Test squad for series against West Indies. According to the website of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), ‘Batsman Denly was ruled out of the Royal London Series against Ireland after suffering back spasms during practice and will be replaced by Liam Livingstone of Lancashire.’
Liam Livingstone to replace Joe Denly: ECB
The England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday that Livingstone will now replace 34-year-old Denly in the remaining two ODIs. Let us tell you that Livingstone has represented England in two T20s. He will make his ODI debut if he gets a chance to play in one of the last two ODIs.
England won first ODI easily:
The England team has won the first match of the three-match series. While bowling first, David Willey’s superb bowling help England beat Ireland by 6 wickets. After this, on the basis of Sam Billing’s finest half-century innings, the team achieved the target.
England ODI team:
Eoin Morgan (captain), Moin Ali, Johnny Bairstow, Tom Benton, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Livingstone, Shakib Mahmood, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Reese Topley, James Vince, David Wiley.
Ireland ODI team:
Andrew Balbarney (captain), Kouts Camper, Jareth Delaney, Josh Little, Andrew McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Paul St Lag, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Craig Young.