Britain v Ireland ODI crew 2020: Winners and washouts


Joe Denly slices through the off side AFP/Getty Images

Matt Roller

With England keeping up discrete Test and white-ball crews this late spring, there were chances for various periphery players to win determination to confront Ireland in the not so distant future. Here we size up the players who got the selectors’ consideration those still outside glancing in.


Joe Denly

While it’s nothing unexpected Denly has been picked, given he was sent to the ODI bubble a week ago, his proceeded with choice across designs remains somewhat puzzling. He is, no uncertainty, a totally helpful one-day batsman, as he appeared with two fifties in the South Africa arrangement toward the beginning of the year. In any case, at 34, it appears like he has minimal possibility of making the cut for the 2023 World Cup, and his incorporation squares open doors for a few gifted youthful batsmen (see underneath). His white-ball focal agreement might be a factor, yet his legspin can scarcely be applicable given there are three cutting edge turn bowling choices in this crew.

Sam Billings

Billings lightened his lines when he was given the bad habit captaincy in the T20I arrangement in New Zealand, overseeing 34 runs in five innings, however taking the remainder of the winter off appears to have helped him recoup from an “intense year”. He is a skilled player no uncertainty, however a normal of 22.58 after 12 ODI innings shows he is yet to substantiate himself at universal level. Bairstow appears the almost certain choice to take the gloves, and at 29, Billings could do with conveying on his guarantee in the near future.

Liam Dawson

It can feel like Dawson has been in pretty much every England white-ball crew in the course of the most recent five years, however he has by one way or another lone played nine restricted overs internationals to date. He could demonstrate a finesse consideration on his home ground, with its huge square limits, and gets the opportunity to demonstrate that at 30 he is a keen bowler who can offer the control that more youthful opponents to the back-up turn job – like Mason Crane and Matt Parkinson – can’t. His 4 for 21 in Friday’s warm-up game fixed his spot in this crew.

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