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Trent Johnson: Play The Man Not The Reputation

Trent Johnson On How The Irish Cricket Team Square Up Against The Giants Of The Game

WHAT DO YOU THINK IRISH PEOPLE’S PERCEPTION OF CRICKET IS?

Certainly the perception of cricket in Ireland has changed since I first came over. And that is on a positive note. There is a lot more people aware of the game; there is a lot more people playing the game we have certainly got in a lot more Development Officers that are taking the game around the country, which is always very good. Obviously, still possibly a minority sport but you know, we are trying to infiltrate the hulls of the GAA and the rugby and the soccer and those sort of things. So, you know, hopefully we can continue to do that and obviously, it relies a lot on us and our performances at World Cups and you know, whenever we get an opportunity to play on TV, we have got to perform at the best of our ability.

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