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Cricket World Cup: Ireland lose to Kenya in warm-up

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
Dates: 19 February-2 April Venues: India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh
Coverage: Highlights on BBC TV, Red Button & BBC Sport website (UK users only); Live Test Match Special commentary (BBC 5 live sports extra, BBC Sport website, some games also on BBC Radio 4 LW) and live text commentary on all England matches and selected other major games; Also live on Sky Sports

Ed Joyce
Ed Joyce played for England against Ireland in the last World Cup

Ireland lost to Kenya by three wickets in their World Cup warm-up game at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.

Batting first, Ireland recovered from 56-7 to record a total of 176 all out, returning batsman Ed Joyce top-scoring with 59.

Andrew White contributed 29, George Dockrell scored 18 not out and Niall O'Brien 17.

Kenya scored 178-7 in reply and Ireland next play New Zealand and Zimbabwe in warm-up matches in Nagpur.

New Zealand are Ireland's opponents on 12 February and Zimbabwe are next up for the Irish on 15 February.

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Joyce waits on World Cup decision
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Joyce and Marshall in Irish squad
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Cricket World Cup 2011 squads
19 Jan 11 |  Cricket
Cricket World Cup 2011
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