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# cricket - Saturday 30 January, 2016

‘It would be a dream come true’ – Ireland resume quest to reach the promised land

Intercontinental Cup fixture against Papua New Guinea the next assignment on the path to Test cricket.

# cricket - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

NZ apologise after cash register sound played on Amir’s return from spot-fixing ban Ka-ching This post contains videos

NZ apologise after cash register sound played on Amir’s return from spot-fixing ban

The stadium announcer has been reprimanded for the incident.

# cricket - Monday 25 January, 2016

New Zealand batsman left with horrific eye injury after bouncer smashes through helmet Nasty Blow This post contains videos

# cricket - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Chris Gayle hits record 50 off 12 balls to exit with a big bang DEADLY DOZEN This post contains videos

Chris Gayle hits record 50 off 12 balls to exit with a big bang

West Indies star matches record for fastest T20 half-century.

# cricket - Monday 11 January, 2016

Tipperary hurling captain training with cricket team Down Under Trading Places This post contains videos

Tipperary hurling captain training with cricket team Down Under

Brendan Maher is testing himself with the Adelaide Strikers for documentary The Toughest Trade.

# cricket - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

‘He’s a creep’ – Gayle sexism row worsens with new allegations from journalists

“He does this constantly,” one reporter said today.

Ireland to send team to World Cup in Bangladesh after assessing security risks

Cricket Ireland is happy to let its players and staff travel to Bangladesh later this month.

# cricket - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia’s place at World Cup

The tournament is being staged in Bangladesh at the end of this month.

Sorry Ben Stokes, a 15-year-old Indian kid went 1009 not out in a single innings today

Pranav Dhanawade has earned the praise of Sachin Tendulkar today.

From TheJournal.ie Cricketer fined for asking reporter on date live on air and people are divided about it Australia This post contains a poll

Cricketer fined for asking reporter on date live on air and people are divided about it

Chris Gayle said: ‘Don’t blush, baby’ after making advances while being interviewed on live television.

# cricket - Monday 4 January, 2016

‘Don’t blush, baby’ – West Indies cricketer slammed for chatting up interviewer live on air Out Of Bounds This post contains videos

‘Don’t blush, baby’ – West Indies cricketer slammed for chatting up interviewer live on air

Melbourne Renegades opener Chris Gayle has been criticised for his comments to a female reporter.

# cricket - Friday 25 December, 2015

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived Body On The Line This post contains videos

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived

First ball is free, right?

# cricket - Monday 21 December, 2015

Boyd Rankin to return to the Ireland shirt after 11 appearances for England

“There’s a real opportunity for Ireland to get Test status now, and that prospect was a real lure for me.”

# cricket - Monday 7 December, 2015

One of Ireland’s top cricketers has announced his retirement

The Dubliner is one of four players to represent Ireland at three World Cups.

# cricket - Thursday 3 December, 2015

India, here we come! Ireland have qualified for the Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup

Ireland now face Bangladesh in the final of the World Cup Qualifier tournament on Saturday.

# cricket - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Breaking boundaries and changing the game – how Ireland are defying their amateur status

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

# cricket - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Ireland surge to top of table with thumping win on the road to Test match cricket

A thoroughly convincing win for Ireland in Windhoek.

# cricket - Friday 28 August, 2015

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# cricket - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# cricket - Saturday 25 July, 2015

‘We have no right to win every game but that’s what everyone expects us to do’

Ireland’s quest for another trophy continues today when they face Netherlands.

# cricket - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland have qualified for next year’s World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion

That’s now seven World Cups in 10 years for Ireland.

# cricket - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

# cricket - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# cricket - Sunday 10 May, 2015

‘I want to evolve what you’re doing here and take Ireland to the next level’

We sat down with new Ireland head coach John Bracewell this week to talk about his ambition to bring Test cricket to these shores.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach

Former Black Caps coach John Bracewell replaces Phil Simmons.

# cricket - Sunday 5 April, 2015

‘Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they’re not going to ruin our club’

Four years of hard work and €6,500 has gone up in smoke but Cabinteely Cricket Club are desperately shifting through the wreckage for salvation.

# cricket - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

# cricket - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton’s unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio’s jail sentence and all today’s sport

Here’s all the sport Wednesday had to offer.

From The Daily Edge This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup Shoot For The Moon

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup

*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

# cricket - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will ‘mean nothing’ if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?

Do you know your LBW from your googlies?

# cricket - Saturday 21 February, 2015

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week

Also featuring romantic walks with swans in Glendalough.

# cricket - Monday 16 February, 2015

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

From TheJournal.ie Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether What A Belter

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it’s a great game altogether

The North’s Deputy First Minister surprised many with a radio appearance this morning to talk exclusively about the sport, and Ireland’s overnight win.

‘I don’t have sympathy for my opponents. It’s not in me’ – Phil Simmons

Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.

‘I don’t see it as an upset’ – Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies

The Irish skipper took aim at the game’s two-tier system.

# cricket - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire

The club may now have to abandon their season if the pitch can’t be repaired.

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