More crappy news for Ireland's Test plans.
Ireland have Jersey to thank...
Ireland suffered a surprise 43-run defeat to host nation Oman in the Pentangular T20I Series at Al Amerat.
From the very worst of England to the very best. What a Test match.
England's batsmen were at it again on Thursday despite 92 from *Jack Leach*.
This was already a pretty bad day for England without the cricket.
Ireland bowled out for just 38 to hand England victory.
England name their XI to face Ireland - two debuts and two spinners.
James Anderson out of Ireland Test with calf injury.