The month of September is going to be full of excitement and entertainment for Ireland cricket fans since England will welcome Ireland for playing the bilateral ODI series with Ireland. England vs Ireland ODI series comprises 3 ODI matches which will commence on 20 September and conclude on 26 September 2023. The fixtures, timetables, and venues for all the matches of the Eng vs Ire ODI series 2023 have been decided and declared by the England and Wales Cricket Board. The decided venues for all the 3 matches are Leeds, Nottingham, and Bristol.
The ODI series between England and Ireland 2023 will kick off with the first ODI on 20 September at Headingley, Leeds, then both the squad will head over to Trent Bridge, Nottingham in order to compete for the 2nd ODI on 23 September and the series will be concluded with the last ODI on 26 September at County Ground, Bristol.
The ODI squad has been declared by both nations for the upcoming ODI series in England. Zak Crawley is the captain of the England team under the coaching of Matthew Mott. On the other hand, Andrew Balbirnie will take charge of the Irish team under the guidance of Heinrich Malan. Currently, England is sitting at the number 4th position in the ICC ODI team ranking whereas Ireland is holding the 11th position. There is a big gap between both teams in terms of ranking and experience but Irish players have the guts to give a tough competition to England.
In terms of head-to-head in ODI, England, and Ireland have faced each other in 13 ODI matches where England successfully achieved victory in 10 ODI and Ireland got the victory in 2 ODI with 1 match ending without any result. Overall, Ireland has appeared in 185 ODIs where they won 75 matches and faced defeat in 95 matches. On the other hand, England has played 779 ODIs out of which they triumphed in 392 matches and lost 348 matches. So, it is going to be interesting how Ireland will perform on England soil in England vs Ireland ODI series 2023.