ECB appoints Moeen Ali as vice-captain for Ireland series


Manchester: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed Moeen Ali as vice-captain for the three-match Royal London series against Ireland. 

The series will take place behind closed doors in a bio-secure bubble at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, with the first Royal London International taking place on Thursday, July 30.

England’s squad for the series itself will be confirmed next week, after two intra-squad matches (Tuesday & Friday) and a warm-up match for England Lions v Ireland on Sunday, July 26.

Currently, England is playing Test series against West Indies. Three matches series is levelled 1-1.

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