England Cricket
England's Bowling Woes for Ireland Test
By Michael Norwood
July 24 2019

England have a new look bowling unit for the only test match with Ireland, at Lord's today, with James Anderson now facing a race against time to be fit for the Ashes series which starts on August 1st.

With both Jofra Archer and Mark Wood also out with injuries, England have a new look to their unit for what is an historic match with the Irish.

Olly Stone will make his test debut, with Stuart Broad now the most experienced bowloer on display for either side.

England: Jason Roy, Rory Burns, Joe Denly, Joe Root (capt), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Jack Leach, Stuart Broad, Olly Stone.

Ireland: William Porterfield (capt), Paul Stirling, Andy Balbirnie, James McCollum, Kevin O'Brien, Gary Wilson (wk), Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Stuart Thompson, Boyd Rankin, Tim Murtagh.