TOSS: Ireland wins the toss and chooses to bat first.
On Thursday, Ireland performed its first worldwide match since a T20I sequence towards Afghanistan in Greater Noida, India, in March, and the primary towards England in additional than a yr. It struggled towards the world champion, struggling a top-order collapse, and the first ODI turned out to be a one-sided one.
For Ireland, due to this fact, the second ODI right this moment shall be a chance to indicate it has learnt its classes from the six-wicket defeat. Held in a bio-bubble, the three-match sequence shall be performed at just one venue – the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
England shone by means of within the first match regardless of the absence of a few of its high stars. Sam Billings and David Willey made a mark with the bat and ball, respectively.
England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow (wk), James Vince, Eoin Morgan, Sam Billings, Tom Banton, Moeen Ali, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Saqib Mahmood.
Ireland: Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andy Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Kevin O’Brien, Lorcan Tucker, Curtis Campher, Simi Singh, Andy McBrine, Josh Little, Craig Young.