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# cricket - Monday 28 September, 2020

Cricket great Andrew Flintoff mulls over seeking help for ongoing bulimia battle

The 42-year-old former all-rounder first revealed he was suffering from the eating disorder in 2014.

# cricket - Thursday 27 August, 2020

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

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

# cricket - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Ireland captain brands famous victory over England as 'one we’ll remember forever'

Andrew Balbirnie and some of his team-mates are set for two weeks of quarantine after yesterday’s heroics at Ageas Bowl.

# cricket - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Ireland complete famous win over world champions England in third ODI

Kevin O’Brien hit the final ball in a superb seven-wicket victory for Ireland.

'We want to beat England any time we play them' - Ireland eager to restore pride

England hold an unassailable 2-0 advantage ahead of today’s final one-day international.

# cricket - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Campher impresses on debut but Ireland suffer emphatic defeat against England

England ran out winners by six wickets in the sides’ first one-day international.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars Looking Ahead This post contains videos

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars

The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.

# cricket - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Ex-Ireland coach Simmons gets West Indies backing after facing sack calls for attending funeral

Simmons, who was Ireland boss for eight years from 2007, has twice tested negative for the coronavirus.

# cricket - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Ireland and Bangladesh postpone limited-over matches

Four of the fixtures were due to be played in England.

# cricket - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan

Kevin O’Brien hit a last-ball six as his side clinched a consolation super-over victory.

# cricket - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make

There are many strands to the huge decision facing the championship and its six unions.

# cricket - Monday 17 February, 2020

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

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 - Friday 24 January, 2020

Stokes sorry for explicit outburst at fan following repeated abuse and Ed Sheeran reference

The 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year unleashed a sweary tirade at an antagonising fan.

# cricket - Monday 20 January, 2020

Ireland 'outclassed' as West Indies cruise to win to level T20 Series

Graham Ford’s side ‘will take positive’ despite being denied a famous series victory.

# cricket - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Ireland face Sunday decider as second West Indies T20 washed out

Kieran Pollard held Ireland to just 147-9 before rain stopped play.

# cricket - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Stirling powers Ireland to historic victory against world champions West Indies

Ireland stunned the Windies by four runs in the T20 opener.

# cricket - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Ireland suffer five-wicket defeat as West Indies complete clean sweep

The two sides now play a three-game T20 series starting at the same Grenada venue on Wednesday.

# cricket - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

West Indies ease to victory over Ireland

Opening batsman Evin Lewis fell agonisingly short of a century.

# cricket - Monday 16 December, 2019

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

The T20 series against Afghanistan has also been cancelled.

# cricket - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Ben Stokes wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Stokes finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Dina Asher-Smith in the public vote.

# cricket - Monday 25 November, 2019

New Zealand Cricket to apologise to Archer after England bowler suffers racist abuse

An investigation has been opened by New Zealand Cricket after Jofra Archer was racially abused by a spectator at Bay Oval.

# cricket - Friday 1 November, 2019

Ireland fall to Netherlands at semi-final stage of T20 World Cup qualifier

Graham Ford’s side sealed qualification for next year’s World Cup at the weekend, but fell at this tournament’s penultimate hurdle.

# cricket - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Ireland on the brink of T20 World Cup qualification

Graham Ford’s side put themselves in position with yesterday’s win over Nigeria.

# cricket - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

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

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

# cricket - Saturday 19 October, 2019

UAE end miserable week by downing Ireland at World T20 qualifier

The hosts of the tournament had also opened their campaign with a loss to Oman on Friday in Abu Dhabi.

# cricket - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ex-Ireland coach Simmons appointed by West Indies three years after controversial dismissal

The 56-year-old returns for a second spell, having led the Windies to the 2016 T20 World Cup before being sacked five months later.

# cricket - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Ed Joyce appointed permanent head coach of Ireland women on two-year deal

The former Irish batsman took up the position in an interim capacity in June.

# cricket - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

England star Stokes calls The Sun's reporting of family tragedy 'immoral' and 'heartless'

The newspaper today published front-page details of a tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.

# cricket - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series

Victory for the home side at the Oval means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972.

# cricket - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes

Pat Cummins took 4-43 in 24 overs as Australia close in on a first Test series win in England since 2001.

# cricket - Saturday 7 September, 2019

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow

Australia need just eight wickets to retain the Ashes.

# cricket - Friday 6 September, 2019

Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test

England were still 297 behind Australia’s imposing 497-8 when bad light ended play.

# cricket - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive

England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.

# cricket - Friday 23 August, 2019

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.

# cricket - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

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

# cricket - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light

Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.

# cricket - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test

Australia know early wickets on Sunday could leave them in a position to press for a victory.

# cricket - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

# cricket - Friday 2 August, 2019

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat The Ashes This post contains videos

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

# cricket - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener The Ashes This post contains videos

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener

The Australian batsman scored a backs-to-the-wall century on the opening day at Edgbaston.

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