Ireland's greatest batsman is waiting for the ultimate test

At 38, Ed Joyce is still not out as the dream of playing Test cricket edges even closer

26th March, 2017
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Ireland cricketer Ed Joyce has started coaching the next generation of players Picture: Sportsfile

Depending on how he chooses to look at it, the timing couldn’t be better or it couldn’t be worse.

After 20 years as an international cricketer and a career that saw him move from Ireland to England and back again in a quest to play Test cricket, the pinnacle is now tantalisingly close.

Any other cricketer of Ed Joyce’s ability could legitimately hope to have a long and successful Test career with...

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