Ireland captain Will Porterfield has taken to Twitter to slam the ICC’s decision to reduce the number of teams at the 2019 World Cup in England.
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Porterfield fired yet another shot at the ICC after cricket’s governing body cut the next World Cup down to just 10 teams.
Hosts England and the top-seven ranked one-day teams will automatically qualify for the 2019 tournament, while the final two spots will be decided via a series of qualifiers.
Porterfield has been the most vocal of all captains in regards to the decision, with Ireland’s chances of playing in the tournament now decreased.
A tweet from the ICC said Ireland’s 2015 efforts were “memorable and inspiring”.
Porterfield responded: “So memorable and inspiring that you have decided to cut the next WC to 10 teams.
“What is your vision for the game of cricket?”
. @ICC so memorable and inspiring that you have decided to cut the next WC to 10 teams. What is your vision for the game of cricket?
— William Porterfield (@purdy34) March 17, 2015
Ireland narrowly missed out on reaching the quarter-finals after finishing fifth in Pool B on net run-rate.