sport news Cricket News: England's Rory Burns hoping to 'cash in' against Ireland

'There is a chance to score runs here': England opener Rory Burns aiming to 'cash in' against Ireland and cement his place in Ashes squad After World Cup victory, England are back in action against Ireland this week The four-day test at Lord's is a historic first at the home of cricket for the Irish  Burns is expected to open the batting alongside Surrey teammate Jason Roy  The 28-year-old was not involved in the squad which won the World Cup And Burns is hoping to nail down a place ahead of the Ashes starting next week

By Phil Duncan, Press Association

Published: 15:48 BST, 22 July 2019 | Updated: 16:02 BST, 22 July 2019


Rory Burns does not expect England to suffer from a World Cup hangover when they host Ireland at Lord's this week.

England will return to the scene of their scintillating win against New Zealand with a four-day Test against Ireland.

The match, Ireland's first as a Test side in England, gets under way on Wednesday and will act as a one-off warm-up ahead of the forthcoming Ashes series.

Rory Burns is back on the international stage and spoke to the media at Lord's on Monday

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