ENG vs IRE Only Test Live Score Day 1: Ireland in trouble, 4 wickets downENG vs IRE Only Test Live Score: The England Cricket team lock horns against the Ireland team in the only Test match at Lord's London. After playing a Test series against New Zealand in February, England kick-start their summer with a four-day affair against Ireland. Ben Stokes' England face Andrew Balbirnie-led Ireland for the first time in a Test match since 2019. The game is set to act as a preparation for England for the upcoming Ashes 2023 at home.
Only once before England and Ireland have played in a Test match. That was a comeback win from England as they were first bowled out for just 85. Ireland made 207 in the first innings and looked ahead. But Jack Leach led England's comeback with the bat in the second innings and scored 92, which helped England set a target of over 180. Ireland were bundled out for just 38 and England won by 143 runs.
Latest Updates of ENG vs IRE match:
England have won the toss and they will be bowling first. England had already announced their Playing XI. Josh Tongue makes his debut for them. For Ireland, Craig Young misses out.
Peter Moor and Andrew Balbirnie to open for Ireland. Meanwhile, Stuart Broad has made an early strike in the match. He has dismissed Peter Moor LBW for just 10. Broad has taken Balbirnie too as the skipper falls for zero. And now, he has sent back the big fish Harry Tector for zero on the seocnd ball. England all over Ireland.
England's Playing XI:
Ireland's Playing XI:
James McCollum, Peter Moor, Andrew Balbirnie(c), Harry Tector, Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker(w), Curtis Campher, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, Fionn Hand, Graham Hume