It is going to be the third World Cup participation for five players including William Porterfield, Niall O'Brien, Kevin O'Brien, Ed Joyce, and John Mooney.
Ireland is placed in Group B along with title
holder India, Pakistan, West Indies,
Zimbabwe, South Africa, and . On the other
hand, it is going to be the first World Cup for six players of the squad. They
are Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Andrew McBrine, Tim Murtagh, Stuart
Thompson, and Craig Young. United Arab Emirates
The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was
Ireland’s first biggest
tournament where they beat
and secured their place in the Super Eight stage of the tournament. In the 2011
World Cup, they defeated Pakistan
by three wickets. Kevin O’Brien became the fastest centurion in World Cup
history. It took him 50 balls to reach triple figure. Thanks to his 63-ball
could chase down a record target of 329. Ireland
Squad- William Porterfield (captain), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andrew McBrine, John Mooney, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O'Brien, Niall O'Brien, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young.