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# cricket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ireland’s Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town

Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.

# cricket - Monday 28 April, 2014

Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3

For non cricket fans out there, that is akin to Mike Tyson getting beaten by a Frank Bruno sneeze after 0.6 seconds of Round One.

# cricket - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

# cricket - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition

The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.

# cricket - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ireland women fall short on their World Cup debut against New Zealand

Next up for the Girls in Green – world champions Australia on Thursday.

Ireland’s women make their World T20 debut today — and they’ve got the blueprint for a few big shocks

Trent Johnston’s side are gunning for an upset when they face New Zealand in Sylhet this morning.

# cricket - Monday 17 March, 2014

‘We could have won a lot easier than that,’ admits relieved Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons

“It’s a great start, but there are three games in the group and we know how dangerous UAE can be,” he added.

Superb Ireland overcome Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup opener after late drama

They ultimately won by just three wickets.

# cricket - Friday 21 February, 2014

Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip

The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.

WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International T20 This post contains videos

WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International

Can Ireland follow up Wednesday’s win with another historic performance in Sabina Park? Watch it live here.

Ireland’s T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight

Darren Sammy insists his side did not take the Irish challenge lightly, but is aware that they must improve.

# cricket - Thursday 20 February, 2014

‘It’s nice we weren’t celebrating as if we’d won the World Cup’ – Ed Joyce on Ireland’s West Indies win

The Irish team are happy with the win but, with two more games to come, they are focused on the task in hand.

# cricket - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies

It was a good night for Irish cricket in Jamaica.

# cricket - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with ‘stress-related illness’

Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.

# cricket - Monday 27 January, 2014

Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread

You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.

# cricket - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller

The amateurs got one over on the professionals today in Doha.

# cricket - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Cricket fan wins €60,000 with one-handed catch in the crowd

Talk about being in the right place at the right time.

# cricket - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England

The tourists suffered their sixth batting collapse of the series.

# cricket - Friday 3 January, 2014

Ireland’s cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin ODI

Ireland’s cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin

The two one-day internationals will take place in May.

# cricket - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls Sheer Brutality This post contains videos

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

# cricket - Thursday 26 December, 2013

‘Our number one year’ – how Ireland’s cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013

A historic treble in 2013 showed just how far Irish cricket has come — and strengthened the country’s claims for Test recognition.

# cricket - Friday 20 December, 2013

Ireland’s cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014

The games will provide a warm up for the 2014 T20 World Cup.

# cricket - Thursday 19 December, 2013

England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to ‘rape’

The spin bowler has described his comments as “crass and thoughtless”.

# cricket - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Trent Johnston lands role as Ireland Women’s cricket coach

The Australian-born cricketer was out of the international game for all of 48 hours after hanging up his floppy hat on Friday.

# cricket - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Ireland close in on victory over Afghanistan

The Irish need just five more wickets to regain the trophy.

# cricket - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines

“The Poms can’t handle a sledge but they sure can handle a drink,” said the Sydney Daily Telegraph after Monday’s drinks.

# cricket - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Ireland win World Twenty20 qualifier final in impressive style

Paul Stirling top scored with 76 as his side set the fourth highest score in Twenty20 international cricket.

Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent

The Aussie PA announcer at Alice Springs dropped after race jibe in England’s latest match.

# cricket - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Ireland qualify for T20 World Cup with victory over Hong Kong

Paul Sterling was in terrific form in Abu Dhabi today.

# cricket - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

William Porterfield set a new Irish cricket record against the USA this morning

Ireland beat the USA to continue their winning start at the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifiers in Abu Dhabi.

# cricket - Thursday 14 November, 2013

India is losing its mind for Sachin Tendulkar’s final Test

Tendulkar plays his 200th and final Test as India take on the West Indies in his home city of Mumbai.

# cricket - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

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# cricket - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Cricket’s ‘Little Master’ Tendulkar to retire after 200th Test

One of the greatest batsmen of all time is bowing out.

# cricket - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad

Specsavers agree to pay England batsman substantial damages following ad controversy.

# cricket - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Match-winner Morgan revels in century over home country

The England skipper inspired his side to a win in Malahide against his home country.

# cricket - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Magnificent Morgan rubs salt into Irish wounds

Dubliner Eoin Morgan scored 124 not out as he captained England to victory in today’s RSA Challenge in Malahide.

# cricket - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Building a Fortress: how Irish cricket got a new €500k home to match its ambition

Ireland lift the covers off their new international cricket ground in Malahide when England visit next week.

# cricket - Friday 30 August, 2013

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Turn the phone off and get the slippers on.

# cricket - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Dubliner Eoin Morgan to captain England against Ireland next week

Cricket Ireland officials say next week’s clash at “Fortress Malahide” is on course to be a complete sell-out.

# cricket - Sunday 18 August, 2013

David Peace, broke billionaires and the end of an era: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Put the kettle on and flick through some of our favourite writing from around the web this week.