Boyd Rankin believes that his side has prepared well for the event with a month-long tour of the Caribbean and is hopeful that this preparation will help his side do well.
When Ireland steps out to play the West Indies in Guyana on Friday night in its opening match at the ICC World Twenty20, Boyd Rankin will not be alone in savoring the experience. And after the Netherlands stunned England on the opening night of last year's tournament, Ireland will be hoping to follow in its footsteps and achieve another scalp.
"It will be brilliant to play on Friday night in front of the home crowd and there should be a big crowd and a good atmosphere and everybody is looking forward to getting stuck in against the West Indies. I know they are a strong side and they have a couple of guys coming back from the IPL but I think it is good to showcase Irish cricket at the top level. We want to go out there and show the world that we really do deserve to be there," said Rankin.
Rankin believes that hisRead More »from Rankin ready for opening night