Ireland names venue for Australia match
Thu, Sep 24, 2009 2:59 PM
Cricket Ireland today announced that Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin will stage the ODI with Australia in 2010.
Cricket Ireland Chief Executive Warren Deutrom told the Cricket Ireland website that is anticipating an exciting occasion saying , "Following the huge success of the RSA Challenge one-day international at Stormont between Ireland and England, when we came to so close to overcoming the Ashes winners, we are delighted to welcome England's Ashes opponents, Australia, to Dublin next June."
"Not only do we believe that this match will continue to raise the growing profile of Irish Cricket, but we also believe that the Irish players will have confidence in their ability to properly challenge one of the world's great cricket teams."
Ireland met Australia in the Super Eights stage at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.