Ireland squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 has been announced by Cricket Ireland (IC), Ireland T20 World Cup 2022 Team, Squad, Players List: Check full list here.
On Tuesday, September 20, the Cricket Ireland announced a 15-member squad of the Ireland National Cricket Team for the forthcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, which is set to be held in Australia.
Andrew Balbirnie will lead a strong Ireland squad at this year’s ICC T20 WC 2022 after the European nation named their 15-player squad for the upcoming tournament on Tuesday.
Balbirnie will spearhead Ireland’s assault on the four-week tournament as he was announced to captain an experienced squad that includes a good mix of talented veterans and promising youngsters.
Opener Paul Stirling, key all-rounder George Dockrell and Balbirnie provide the experience in the 15-member squad, while star batter Harry Tector and consistent pacer Mark Adair put the polish on a well-balanced outfit.
There will be no veteran batter Kevin O’Brien, who was omitted from the squad that competed in the Qualifier, before announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket last month.
Ireland Squad for T20 World Cup 2022:
|1||Andrew Balbirnie (Captain)||Batsman|
|2||Curtis Campher||All Rounder|
|3||Stephen Doheny||Wicket Keeper|
|4||Fionn Hand||All Rounder|
|6||Gareth Delany||All Rounder|
|8||Paul Stirling||All Rounder|
|9||George Dockrell||All Rounder|
|11||Simi Singh||All Rounder|
|13||Lorcan Tucker||Wicket Keeper|
Ireland will need to negotiate their way through a tricky group in the first round of the T20 World Cup, with their opening match coming up against Zimbabwe at Bellerive Oval in Hobart on 17 October.
They then take on fellow European side Scotland and Caribbean giant West Indies at the same venue, with the top two teams from the group progressing through to the Super 12 stage of the event.
Ireland’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 is out ☘️
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) September 20, 2022
Ireland Team Schedule 2022:
|17th Oct 2022||Ireland vs Qualifier1||4th||13:00 IST | 08:00 GMT | 19:00 Local||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|19th Oct 2022||Ireland vs Scotland||7th||09:30 IST | 04:00 GMT | 15:00 Local||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
|21st Oct 2022||West Indies vs Ireland||11th||09:30 IST | 04:00 GMT | 15:00 Local||Bellerive Oval, Hobart|
T20 WC 2022 Teams:
Total 16 teams are participating in ICC T20 World Cup 2022. All teams are divided into two parts. In the first part, Group A & Group B matches will be played in the “First Round”. In the second part, the final four teams from first round will play in “Super 12” will join already the top 8 ranked T20 teams. 12 teams includes in Super 12 round will be divided into two groups. Each group will consist of 6 teams. After Super 12, the play-off season will start in which three matches will be played – two semi-finals and the final. Details of all teams are listed below.
First Round Play Teams:
- Group A: Sri Lanka, Namibia, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands
- Group B: West Indies, Ireland, Scotland, Zimbabwe
Super 12 Play Teams:
- Group 1: Australia, England, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Group A Winner, Group B Runner-up
- Group 2: Pakistan, India, South Africa, Bangladesh, Group B Winner, Group A Runner-up
ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Full Schedule:
You can see the complete schedule of ICC T20 WC 2022 on the link given below.
ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Complete Schedule