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# cricket - Friday 8 March, 2019

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead

Rashid Khan helped his side recover from 131-7 to make 223 all out before they skittled the Irish for 114 in Dehradun.

# cricket - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland

Andy Balbirnie took advantage of being dropped on 51 to steer Ireland home, making 145 not out from just 136 balls.

# cricket - Thursday 14 February, 2019

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players

The bowler has been banned for four games.

# cricket - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm

Shannon Gabriel admitted breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in an exchange with England captain Joe Root.

# cricket - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident

Shannon Gabriel and Joe Root exchanged words on day three of the third Test.

'There's nothing wrong with being gay' - England cricket captain's response to alleged sledging Joe Root This post contains videos

'There's nothing wrong with being gay' - England cricket captain's response to alleged sledging

Joe Root told West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel not to ‘use it as an insult’ in an on-field exchange.

# cricket - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Ball-tampering ban helped Australian cricketer 'grow as a human being'

David Warner is currently serving a one-year suspension from international and state cricket.

# cricket - Thursday 6 December, 2018

The West Indies are coming back to Ireland next summer

Dublin games will mark the first time since 2007 that a senior West Indies side will have played in Ireland.

# cricket - Friday 16 November, 2018

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve' Winless This post contains videos

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'

‘You can see the foundations are there for us if we were a professional side,’ Isobel Joyce said after a third loss to India.

# cricket - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Ireland still seeking first win at Women's World T20 following 38-run loss to Pakistan

Ireland lost out to Australia in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener.

# cricket - Monday 12 November, 2018

Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener

Alyssa Healy made history as the tournament favourites earned a nine-wicket victory in Guyana.

# cricket - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series

The sides will meet again in Friday’s decider.

# cricket - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan

Ireland will be playing to avoid a whitewash in Belfast on Friday.

# cricket - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

# cricket - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash

The game will be played at Lord’s.

# cricket - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

# cricket - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

17-year-old breaks world record in Dublin as sorry Ireland put to the sword again

The Irish batters could learn a thing or two from Amelia Kerr.

# cricket - Sunday 10 June, 2018

England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win

The Scots held their nerve in a lone one-day international at Edinburgh on Sunday.

# cricket - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement

The 39-year-old is taking up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach.

# cricket - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Pakistan launch rearguard action to halt Ireland's early joy at Malahide

The visitors held the upper hand before rain and bad light ended the second day at Malahide prematurely.

# cricket - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# cricket - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal

Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal

There had been calls for captain Steve Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan.

# cricket - Saturday 24 March, 2018

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft

After being charged with ball tampering by match officials, Cameron Bancroft hopes he can rebuild his reputation.

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa Just Not Cricket This post contains videos

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa

Cameron Bancroft appeared to rub the ball with a yellow item, which was then returned to his pocket before being dropped down the front of his trousers.

# cricket - Friday 23 March, 2018

Heartbreak for Ireland as Phil Simmons' Afghanistan beat them to final Cricket World Cup place

Graham Ford’s side were held to just 209 runs in today’s must-win match.

# cricket - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Massive result for Ireland's Cricket World Cup chances as UAE stun hosts Zimbabwe

Ireland will qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup if they beat Afghanistan tomorrow.

# cricket - Monday 19 March, 2018

West Indies' nailbiting win is bad news for Ireland's Cricket World Cup hopes

The Windies chased down their 290 target with just six balls to spare.

# cricket - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Not done yet: Ireland hand Scotland first defeat to keep faint World Cup hopes alive

Andrew Balbirnie scored a magnificent century with 105 off 146 balls.

# cricket - Friday 16 March, 2018

Ireland's World Cup hopes in tatters as time catches up on a golden generation

Heavy defeat to Zimbabwe leaves Ireland needing a miracle to qualify for a fourth straight World Cup.

# cricket - Monday 12 March, 2018

Stirling and Porterfield in record-breaking form as Ireland book place in Super Sixes

Hosts Zimbabwe are next up for Ireland on Friday.

# cricket - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier

Ireland will have to beat the United Arab Emirates to be sure of progression on Monday.

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

The masks were likely to have been worn to taunt Australian batsman David Warner, whose wife reportedly had an encounter with Williams in 2007 before meeting Warner.

# cricket - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Ireland to host India in two T20 internationals in June

Malahide will play host to the games.

# cricket - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

# cricket - Monday 18 December, 2017

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

But it wasn’t without controversy.

# cricket - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win

John Bracewell’s reign in charge ends on a high note in Sharjah.

# cricket - Saturday 9 December, 2017

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

# cricket - Friday 8 December, 2017

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

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