The tour is scheduled to run till March 19, and can see the Wolves play a multi-format eight-match collection towards Bangladesh A.
The 25-year previous Welsh-born Lawlor, an Irish passport-holder, has performed first-class cricket for Glamorgan Cricket Membership, spent a season at Phoenix in Dublin, and not too long ago signed for Carrickfergus forward of the 2021 season. He’s a right-handed top-order batsman who bowls a energetic quick medium tempo in addition to off spin.
Talking forward of Thursday’s departure for Bangladesh, Lawlor mentioned: “My grandfather was Irish and grew up in Arklow, so taking part in for Eire was one thing I had thought of for a superb few years now.
“I used to be trying into taking part in for the under-19’s on the time – it was one thing that my coach on the time John Derrick helped me look into – however the qualification standards again then was totally different.
“However when Eire grew to become a Take a look at nation, the qualification standards modified and as soon as my time at Glamorgan had completed, I assumed there may very well be a possible alternative in coming right here.
“I’ve been taking part in cricket since I can keep in mind actually as a child, together with rugby and soccer. As I received older, I additionally performed a number of Squash – I discovered there have been enormous crossover advantages of taking part in Squash and batting.”
His introduction to Irish cricket was a constructive one final yr, regardless of the pandemic.
“I actually loved my time taking part in cricket final season, to get any cricket in in any respect was a end result inside itself contemplating the state of affairs we had been in with Covid and the lockdowns.
“I owe an enormous thanks to Phoenix for serving to me recover from and settled right here, in addition to Ted Williamson and the Munster Reds for permitting me to play for them.
Clearly I used to be extraordinarily delighted to get the decision up for this tour… after I received informed it formally from Andrew White it was an amazing feeling.”
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