Ireland team is led by William Porterfield in the 2015 World Cup. Porterfield will be one of five Irish players participating in their third World Cup, along with Kevin and Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce and John Mooney. Six of the players from current squad are set to play their first World Cup. 20 year old Andy McBrine is their youngest player while Ed Joyce at 35 is their oldest player of the squad that has five 30+ players.
Players from Current Squad Who Participated in Previous World Cups
2011 World Cup: William Porterfield, Kevin, Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce and John Mooney
2007 World Cup: William Porterfield, Kevin, Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce and John Mooney
Team for 2015 World Cup
- Captain: William Porterfield
Wicketkeeper: Gary Wilson, Niall O’Brien
Players: Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andrew McBrine, John Mooney, Tim Murtagh , Kevin O’Brien, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Craig Young.