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One day international series England vs Ireland, live on sky, kick off the qualification of the 2023 cricket world Cup under the new ICC format of the Superleague.
12 full member countries and of the Netherlands, who won the ICC world cricket super League 2015-17, will play four home and away three match series of ODI in the one-day format of the newly created super League, in which England-Ireland series, which has three Day-Night ODIs in Southampton which will begin on Thursday, July 30 live on sky, will be the first part.
The best seven teams automatically book a place in the 2023 world Cup in India.
ICC General Manager of cricket operations Geoff Allardice hopes the League “will bring relevance and context to ODI cricket over the next three years” and “it gives cricket fans around the world even more reasons to watch the unfolding drama in the cricket League”.
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International cricket this month, resumed after blocking with England hosting the West Indies in a three test series played in a bio-safe bubbles at sites in Southampton and Manchester. Squad West Indies in quarantine for two weeks after arrival in the UK for the series.
Eoin Morgan, the England captain in one-day international team, said the fans around the world would be glad to see white-ball cricket to resume.
“Given the situation, it will be quite different to the last time we played at home, when we lifted the world Cup at Lord’s, but it is good to be starting our journey for the next tournament,” said Morgan.
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“Ireland is a talented team that for several years have shown that they can beat the best on their day. We look forward to what promises to be an interesting series.”
Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie took his team faced a difficult return to international cricket and said, “It’s obviously going to be a huge challenge, taking on the team that won the world Cup only a year ago, but we were well prepared and took with confidence of our form in the first months of 2020.
“It is important that we are back on the field. I hope that the return of international crickets sustainable in these difficult times”.
Last week, the ICC moved the world Cup in India at the end of 2023 so the country can get more time to plan any games lost because of the epidemic of the coronavirus.
Allardice said the delay was to preserve the integrity of the selection process and decide the qualification on the field.