Morgan won't underestimate Ireland

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Captain Eoin Morgan does not believe England will patronise Ireland by fielding a weakened XI in Tuesday's one-off ODI in Dubli

Captain Eoin Morgan does not believe England will patronise Ireland by fielding a weakened XI in Tuesday's one-off ODI in Dublin.

The English named a squad void of the rested Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Graeme Swann. The uncapped Michael Carberry, Jamie Overton, Boyd Rankin, Gary Ballance and Chris Jordan, meanwhile, were included.

"Having played against England in an Ireland shirt I didn't feel that way at all, and having come back here and played Ireland a couple of years ago, I didn't get that feeling. I have been involved in the England set-up since I was very young," said the Irish-born Morgan, who will lead the side in Cook's absence.

"Even when I was still playing for Ireland I was playing for the south of England under-17s, under-19s, the Middlesex Academy and, from there, the Lions. They have always been helpful to me.

"I think we have brought a strong side, a young and very talented side. Given opportunities, hopefully they will show they are world-beaters. It is very exciting for us to come across here and give these guys opportunities to go and flourish in a game like this. We will certainly not take Ireland for granted."

The sides have met five times in ODI cricket, with England triumphant four times. 2011's World Cup Group B fixture in Bangalore, however, saw the Irish win by three wickets on the back of all-rounder Kevin O'Brien's record-breaking century.

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