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
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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