Ireland in 2015 World Cup

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Ireland was in Pool B of the 2015 World Cup. They finished the campaign with three victories in the group stage and failed to qualify to the quarter finals because of a poor run rate behind West Indies who finished at No. 4 in Pool B.

Squad

The following are the players in the 15-member squad of Ireland that played in the tournament.

  • William Porterfield (Captain)
  • Andy Balbirnie
  • Peter Chase
  • Alex Cusack
  • George Dockrell
  • Ed Joyce
  • Andy McBrine
  • John Mooney
  • Kevin O'Brien
  • Niall O'Brien (Wicketkeeper)
  • Max Sorensen
  • Paul Stirling
  • Stuart Thompson
  • Gary Wilson (Wicketkeeper)
  • Craig Young
  • Tim Murtagh (Withdrawn Player)

Fixtures

  • Feb 16, 2015: vs West Indies at Saxton Oval, Nelson - won by 4 wickets
  • Feb 25, 2015: vs United Arab Emirates at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane - won by 2 wickets
  • Mar 3, 2015: vs South Africa at Manuka Oval, Canberra - lost by 201 runs
  • Mar 7, 2015: vs Zimbabwe at Bellerive Oval, Hobart - won by 5 runs
  • Mar 10, 2015: vs India at Seddon Park, Hamilton - lost by 8 wickets
  • Mar 15, 2015: vs Pakistan at Adelaide Oval - lost by 7 wickets