Ireland T20 World Cup Squad 2024 & Matches Schedule

Team Ireland has produced some very exciting explosive cricketers over the years and this is the reason they have qualified for 7 out of 8 previous T20 World Cup editions. Although, their performances have been inconsistent but no full-member nation can ever take Ireland lightly because they do possess firepower and fielding has always been impressive. Learn more about the Ireland T20 World Cup squad 2024 & Ireland T20 World Cup 2024 fixtures list below to understand what to expect from this team in T20 WC 2024

Ireland T20 World Cup Squad 2024

Key batters like Paul Stirling, who also captains the side, and Andrew Balbirnie are pivotal to setting formidable totals or chasing down targets. Stirling’s aggressive opening style pairs well with Balbirnie’s more measured approach, providing Ireland with a solid top-order foundation. Middle-order batsman Harry Tector adds depth, having demonstrated his ability to stabilize and accelerate innings as required.

In terms of bowling, Ireland has a robust lineup with Mark Adair and Josh Little leading the pace attack. Adair’s knack for claiming crucial wickets and Little’s consistent pace variations make them key bowlers in Ireland’s strategy. Their ability to exploit different pitch conditions will be crucial in the diverse venues of the Caribbean and the U.S. Additionally, the spin department, led by George Dockrell, offers strategic diversity, crucial for limiting runs in the middle overs.

Complete Squad:

Paul Stirling (c), Mark Adair, Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young

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Ireland T20 World Cup Schedule 2024

The Ireland T20 World Cup 2024 fixtures list kicks off with a significant game against India on June 5th, Wednesday, at 09:00 AM local time. 

Following this, Ireland will confront Canada on June 8th, Saturday, at the same venue but an hour later at 10:00 AM local time. This match is important for Ireland to set the tone in their group.

As the tournament progresses, the intensity escalates. On June 14th, Friday, Ireland meets the host nation, the United States, at 10:00 AM local time at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida. This match will test Ireland’s adaptability to different playing conditions.

The peak of Ireland’s group stage comes on June 16th, Sunday, when they face Pakistan at 10:00 AM local time, once again at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground. This fixture is particularly significant, as Pakistan is known for its competitive edge in the T20 format.

Date and TimeMatch Details
Jun 05, Wed
09:00 AM LOCAL
India vs Ireland, 8th Match, Group A
Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York
Jun 08, Sat
10:00 AM LOCAL
Canada vs Ireland, 13th Match, Group A
Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York
Jun 14, Fri
10:00 AM LOCAL
United States vs Ireland, 30th Match, Group A
Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida
Jun 16, Sun
10:00 AM LOCAL
Pakistan vs Ireland, 36th Match, Group A
Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida

Ireland’s Winning Record in T20 World Cup

From 2009, when they first advanced to Round 2, Ireland’s journey oscillated primarily around initial stage exits until the breakthrough in 2022. The intervening years—2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2021—saw them unable to move past Round 1, highlighting periods of developmental challenges and intense competition. These results underscore the variable nature of T20 cricket and the evolving dynamics of international tournaments.

Team Ireland will be hoping they continue to impress cricket pundits in this upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 and again qualify for the round 2 minimum. 

2007Did Not Qualify
2009Round 2
2010Round 1
2012Round 1
2014Round 1
2016Round 1
2021Round 1
2022Round 2

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