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England's Root to get World Cup practice against Ireland
London, Sept 19, 2023 (AFP) - England batsman Joe Root will face Ireland in Wednesday's one-day international series opener as he eyes extra practice ahead of the World Cup.
With England's World Cup defence set to get underway in India on October 5, Root is the only member of the World Cup squad taking on Ireland.
Root asked to be added to the squad at his home Headingley ground, targeting one more innings to find the form that elude ...