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# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Ireland slip to defeat in World Cup Super League series opener versus Zimbabwe
# ODI
# ODI

Ireland slip to defeat in World Cup Super League series opener versus Zimbabwe

Sep 8th 2021, 7:23 PM 2,204 Views 0 Comments

The hosts were beaten by 38 runs in Stormont. They will resume the series on Friday.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 19 July, 2021

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener
# Malahide
# Malahide

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener

Jul 19th 2021, 8:56 PM 2,587 Views 1 Comment

Shamsi finished his day 4-27 as South Africa sealed a comfortable win despite Ireland spirited bowling efforts.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa
# Historic
# Historic

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa

Jul 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,772 Views 6 Comments

Captain Balbirnie came to the fore with 102 as Ireland sensationally won the first entry in a three-match series.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 24 May, 2021

Ireland fall to Scotland by 11 runs in first game of series
# T20
# T20

Ireland fall to Scotland by 11 runs in first game of series

May 24th 2021, 8:40 PM 2,036 Views 1 Comment

The two sides will return to Stormont at 1pm tomorrow.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Ireland legend Kevin O'Brien smashes 8 sixes - and his own car window - in Lightning win
# Couldn't Write It
# Couldn't Write It

Ireland legend Kevin O'Brien smashes 8 sixes - and his own car window - in Lightning win

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 8:07 PM 60,375 Views 22 Comments

O’Brien faces a chilly drive home after his starring role in Leinster Lightning’s victory over the North West Warriors.

# cricket-ireland - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Cricket gets provisional go-ahead for club training to resume in Phase 2 of government roadmap
# Howzaaat
# Howzaaat

Cricket gets provisional go-ahead for club training to resume in Phase 2 of government roadmap

Jun 4th 2020, 5:14 PM 2,256 Views 0 Comments

Cricket Ireland have been granted provisional approval for a return to group training pending the implementation of two key requirements.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Ireland show their hand and declare interest in hosting World Cup games
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

Ireland show their hand and declare interest in hosting World Cup games

May 17th 2020, 9:24 AM 9,837 Views 4 Comments

Cricket Ireland have submitted a bid to the ICC to co-host a global event in cricket’s 2023-31 calendar – meaning some World Cup games could be coming to these shores.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 17 February, 2020

Ireland head coach Ford to head home from tour of South Africa due to injury
# Painful
# Painful

Ireland head coach Ford to head home from tour of South Africa due to injury

Feb 17th 2020, 10:23 AM 6,991 Views 0 Comments

An x-ray in South Africa confirmed that Ford had fractured vertebrae and three ribs in a slip at his home on the eve of his flight.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Ireland's tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to broadcasting issue
# Ah For
# Ah For

Ireland's tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to broadcasting issue

Dec 18th 2019, 2:07 PM 3,221 Views 0 Comments

The tour was not part of Sri Lanka’s existing broadcast agreement, which was made in 2013 prior to Ireland becoming a Test nation.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 16 December, 2019

Cricket Ireland drop Bangladesh Test match to play T20 due to 'financial constraints'
# Changes
# Changes

Cricket Ireland drop Bangladesh Test match to play T20 due to 'financial constraints'

Dec 16th 2019, 10:46 PM 3,683 Views 2 Comments

The T20 series against Afghanistan has also been cancelled.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Ireland's bid for T20 World Cup qualification suffers shock setback at the hands of Canada
# Up Against It
# Up Against It

Ireland's bid for T20 World Cup qualification suffers shock setback at the hands of Canada

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:38 PM 4,026 Views 2 Comments

They will need to win their remaining two group games and hope for favourable results elsewhere in order to achieve automatic qualification.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 18 October, 2019

Stirling and Balbirnie fire Ireland to perfect World T20 qualifying start
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Stirling and Balbirnie fire Ireland to perfect World T20 qualifying start

Oct 18th 2019, 3:04 PM 3,150 Views 1 Comment

Graham Ford’s side are bidding to qualify for next year’s tournament in Australia.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020

Aug 21st 2019, 11:25 AM 1,962 Views 0 Comments

The newly announced ODIs form part of Ireland’s involvement in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 26 July, 2019

Ireland's pursuit of history mercilessly ended by England's fast bowlers
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Ireland's pursuit of history mercilessly ended by England's fast bowlers

Updated Jul 26th 2019, 2:02 PM 45,614 Views 63 Comments

Chasing 182 for victory at Lord’s, Ireland collapsed to suffer a heavy defeat at the hands of England.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Test Match Special: Ireland's journey from obscurity reaches the 'pinnacle' at Lord's
# Years In The Making
# Years In The Making

Test Match Special: Ireland's journey from obscurity reaches the 'pinnacle' at Lord's

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:02 PM 11,770 Views 14 Comments

The historic four-day Test against England gets underway on Wednesday morning.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing'
# Test Match Special
# Test Match Special

'We wouldn't have dreamed of this opportunity when we first started playing'

Jul 21st 2019, 10:00 AM 13,484 Views 19 Comments

Gary Wilson looks ahead to Ireland’s historic Test match against England at Lord’s.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 8 July, 2019

Ireland name 14-man squad for historic first Test against England at Lord's
# Test Match Special
# Test Match Special

Ireland name 14-man squad for historic first Test against England at Lord's

Jul 8th 2019, 2:42 PM 3,669 Views 1 Comment

William Porterfield will captain Ireland for the four-day game later this month.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast
# Odi Series
# Odi Series

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast

May 21st 2019, 7:12 PM 2,950 Views 1 Comment

Graham Ford’s side were brought crashing back down to earth after Saturday’s win.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Ireland record much-needed win over World Cup-bound Afghanistan
# ODI
# ODI

Ireland record much-needed win over World Cup-bound Afghanistan

May 19th 2019, 7:14 PM 3,957 Views 0 Comments

Graham Ford’s side take a 1-0 lead in their series up north.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Brilliant Balbirnie ton not enough as West Indies beat Ireland with record chase
# Tri-series
# Tri-series

Brilliant Balbirnie ton not enough as West Indies beat Ireland with record chase

May 11th 2019, 9:39 PM 4,175 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s wait for a first home win at Malahide since 2014 goes on.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'It feels a bit surreal': Landmark day for Irish women's cricket
# Progress
# Progress

'It feels a bit surreal': Landmark day for Irish women's cricket

May 7th 2019, 2:08 PM 3,081 Views 1 Comment

Six players will receive part-time professional contracts thanks to the support of Sport Ireland.

# cricket-ireland - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Record-breaking partnership sees West Indies put Ireland to the sword
# Hammered
# Hammered

Record-breaking partnership sees West Indies put Ireland to the sword

May 5th 2019, 7:52 PM 5,578 Views 1 Comment

Graham Ford’s side were outclassed in the opening game of their ODI tri-series at Clontarf today.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'The ball was pretty much dead': Ireland unimpressed by contentious stumping
# Grey Area
# Grey Area

'The ball was pretty much dead': Ireland unimpressed by contentious stumping

May 4th 2019, 8:45 AM 6,626 Views 3 Comments

William Porterfield said he was ‘proud’ of his team’s efforts as they very nearly pulled off a memorable win over England.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 3 May, 2019

Debutant Little stars but Ireland fall just short of famous England win
# Close Contest
# Close Contest

Debutant Little stars but Ireland fall just short of famous England win

May 3rd 2019, 7:35 PM 24,435 Views 13 Comments

The 19-year-old fast-bowler took four wickets as Ireland fought back at Malahide.

Ireland seek major scalp as England arrive in Dublin for season opener
# ODI
# ODI

Ireland seek major scalp as England arrive in Dublin for season opener

May 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 2,823 Views 2 Comments

A one-off ODI against England at Malahide presents opportunity but could also serve as another stark reality check for Graham Ford’s side.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Two Irish franchises to play in new star-studded Euro T20 Slam
# Euro T20 Slam
# Euro T20 Slam

Two Irish franchises to play in new star-studded Euro T20 Slam

Apr 30th 2019, 4:46 PM 9,599 Views 16 Comments

The tournament was launched in Dublin today.

# cricket-ireland - Monday 18 March, 2019

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory

Mar 18th 2019, 9:53 AM 4,230 Views 3 Comments

Graham Ford’s side battled valiantly in Dehradun but had left themselves with too much damage to repair.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Huge step forward as Cricket Ireland announce professional contracts for women
# Go Pro
# Go Pro

Huge step forward as Cricket Ireland announce professional contracts for women

Dec 18th 2018, 11:47 AM 2,913 Views 0 Comments

Part-time deals will be initially offered in early 2019.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

'I put myself in at a slightly lesser value in the hope someone will pick you up as a bargain buy'

Nov 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 6,596 Views 1 Comment

Kevin O’Brien joined us during the week to discuss his travels around the world as a gun-for-hire Twenty20 batsman.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'
# Test Match Special
# Test Match Special

'I closed my eyes to try and get some energy back. I'd never batted for over five hours before'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:51 PM 6,854 Views 0 Comments

Kevin O’Brien looks back on his historic Test century against Pakistan.

# cricket-ireland - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Ireland end disappointing World Cup campaign with another heavy defeat
# World T20
# World T20

Ireland end disappointing World Cup campaign with another heavy defeat

Nov 17th 2018, 11:22 PM 7,498 Views 4 Comments

The game marked the end of the careers of four Irish players, including the Joyce twins.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 9 November, 2018

'We’re not naive about the scale of the challenge': Ireland ready for World Cup opener
# Wt20
# Wt20

'We’re not naive about the scale of the challenge': Ireland ready for World Cup opener

Nov 9th 2018, 8:30 PM 4,071 Views 1 Comment

Ireland begin their Women’s World Twenty20 campaign on Sunday.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 12 October, 2018

End of an era as Niall O'Brien calls time on 16-year international career
# Nobbi
# Nobbi

End of an era as Niall O'Brien calls time on 16-year international career

Oct 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 2,764 Views 4 Comments

The wicket-keeper/batsman played an integral role in Irish cricket’s success over the last decade.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series
# Honours Even
# Honours Even

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series

Aug 29th 2018, 9:50 PM 3,359 Views 1 Comment

The sides will meet again in Friday’s decider.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre
# Abbotstown
# Abbotstown

'You should have seen the look on the players' faces': Cricket Ireland open new €700,000 training centre

Aug 14th 2018, 2:27 PM 12,824 Views 6 Comments

The first phase of the project is complete, but the big piece of the jigsaw remains the development of a national stadium.

# cricket-ireland - Friday 29 June, 2018

Ireland wilt in the heat as ruthless India show no mercy to seal series win
# Meltdown
# Meltdown

Ireland wilt in the heat as ruthless India show no mercy to seal series win

Jun 29th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,092 Views 7 Comments

Graham Ford’s side narrowly avoid their heaviest-ever Twenty20 defeat at Malahide.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

India's class shows as Ireland suffer big T20 defeat at sun-kissed Malahide
# T20 Cricket
# T20 Cricket

India's class shows as Ireland suffer big T20 defeat at sun-kissed Malahide

Jun 27th 2018, 8:25 PM 5,594 Views 5 Comments

A crowd of over 9,000 packed into Malahide for the first T20 international between the teams.

'I've called my Mum and Dad every day for 12 years. Without them I wouldn't be here playing for Ireland'
# Living The Dream
# Living The Dream

'I've called my Mum and Dad every day for 12 years. Without them I wouldn't be here playing for Ireland'

Jun 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 21,112 Views 4 Comments

Simi Singh will this evening face the country of his birth, 12 years after first coming to Ireland to chase his dream.

# cricket-ireland - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'We want to go out there, stick our chests out and show what we are about'
# Up Against It
# Up Against It

'We want to go out there, stick our chests out and show what we are about'

Jun 26th 2018, 6:53 PM 7,741 Views 0 Comments

Ireland need a spark in the Twenty20 format, and are targeting a huge scalp with India in town this week.

# cricket-ireland - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ireland to play England in landmark Test match as part of new four-year fixture list
# Test Match Special
# Test Match Special

Ireland to play England in landmark Test match as part of new four-year fixture list

Jun 20th 2018, 1:03 PM 3,742 Views 1 Comment

Inclusion on Future Tours Programme a significant moment for Irish cricket.

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