Former MCC Young Cricketer (YC) Kevin O’Brien’s phenomenal innings of 113 from just 63 balls carried Ireland to a shock World Cup victory over a lacklustre England.
Kevin O’Brien’s former coach at MCC Clive Radley has hailed the Irish batsman as the hardest hitter of the ball he saw after his century against England.
Eighteen players with strong links to MCC will form the large part of the 29-man Unicorns squad - which will take part in the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 competition.
All eyes will be on England’s bowlers as they look to avoid an ICC World Cup upset against Ireland in Bangalore.
Former MCC Young Cricketer Ned Eckersley has been named in a 29-man Unicorns squad for the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 competition.
England and India played out the match of the ICC World Cup so far - with a thrilling tied match in Bangalore.
Ryan Sidebottom says England’s bowlers got their tactics wrong against Netherlands but expects them to bounce back against tournament favourites India.
England produced a Jeckyll and Hyde display to overcome Netherlands by six-wickets despite a wonderful performance from Ryan ten Doeschate.
Andrew Strauss has warned England to be wary of a repeat of their shock defeat to the Netherlands when the two sides meet in their opening ICC World Cup fixture.
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