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Ireland players 'under huge pressure' because of Test issue

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Coach John Bracewell says the looming decision over Test status is putting his Ireland team under “huge pressure” in the one-day series against England.

The Irish folded in Friday’s opener at Bristol as England won by seven wickets and with 30 overs to spare.

The sides meet again at Lord’s on Sunday and Bracewell says his players are now acknowledging the strain.