Cricket Ireland are told they must meet new criteria if they are to get Test status and full ICC membership.
Ireland will edge closer to Test status in Dubai on Thursday if the ICC board accepts a plan formulated in February.
Jenny Gunn hits an unbeaten 94 to help an England XI to a 276-run win over Ireland in the first of three games in Abu Dhabi.
Ireland pair Kevin O'Brien and Paul Stirling are declared fit for the two one-day internationals against England on 5 and 7 May.
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Ireland hope their application to gain Test status and Full ICC membership will be approved in June.
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