Ford was appointed head coach in late 2017 on initially a three-year deal, which was prolonged by three years in 2019.
In line with Cricket Eire, Ford’s choice will see him step down from teaching duties instantly, nevertheless, he’ll go on go away as he sees out his contractual discover interval, which is able to take him into mid-December.
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“The final 4 years have been very particular for me — I’ve loved many completely satisfied days with a cricket squad made up of very particular folks. I’ve additionally loved watching membership cricket and experiencing the fervour and membership loyalty of many tremendous cricketing folks,” mentioned Ford in a Cricket Eire’s assertion.
“In comparison with the opposite ICC Full Member nations, Cricket Eire has confronted many handicaps and challenges. Regardless of this, on a number of events, the workforce has competed impressively with a few of the prime groups in world cricket and it has been a privilege for me to expertise first-hand the character and togetherness of the Irish gamers,” Ford additional added.
“Nonetheless, over a time period, these challenges and handicaps have taken their toll on me. After a lot consideration and dialogue with my household, I realise that that is the precise time for me to step away from Cricket Eire,” he concluded.
Eire males’s cricket workforce performed 102 worldwide matches throughout Ford’s reign (51 T20Is, 47 ODIs, 3 Exams, and 1 Record A match).
In line with Cricket Eire, Ford had as soon as cited Eire’s debut males’s Take a look at match towards Pakistan at Malahide as his proudest second in Irish colors.