Canada record first win by an associate Canada record first win by an associate ( ) ZZZZ9:38 pmZZZZ
The first win by an associate side at this year's tournament has happened with Canada beating Namibia.
Afridi rips through Ireland Afridi rips through Ireland ( ) ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Pakistan were determined to put up a strong performance against Ireland after having lost to Afghanistan and got this through fast bowler Shaheen Afridi.
Pakistan thump Ireland Pakistan thump Ireland ( ) ZZZZ8:25 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 19's slumped to an emphatic nine-wicket loss against Pakistan in their second World Cup game in New Zealand to all but end their hopes of qualification for the quarter-finals.
Big defeat for Papua New Guinea Big defeat for Papua New Guinea ( ) ZZZZ9:35 pmZZZZ
Another 10 wicket defeat for Papua New Guinea, this time against India.
Canada open campaign with defeat Canada open campaign with defeat ( ) ZZZZ9:36 pmZZZZ
A century by Towhid Hridoy means that Canada are beaten by Bangladesh as their Under-19 World Cup campaign gets underway.
Scorecard Ireland (0) lost to Pakistan (2) by 9 wickets, 16 January.
Scorecard Ireland (0) lost to Sri Lanka (2) by 7 wickets, 14 January.
Scorecard England beat Ireland by 125 runs, 9 January.
All to play for in Zimbabwe All to play for in Zimbabwe ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
Ireland have been drawn in the same World Cup qualifying group as favourites West Indies in the tournament which will decide who makes the finals in England and Wales next year.
O'Brien admits Ireland have tough draw O'Brien admits Ireland have tough draw ( ) ZZZZ10:11 amZZZZ
Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien admits his side has been handed “a very tough draw” in the qualifying tournament for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Bizarre status decisions spoil World Cup Qualifier schedule announcement Bizarre status decisions spoil World Cup Qualifier schedule announcement ( ) ZZZZ1:48 pmZZZZ
Yet again the ICC fail to use common sense when deciding which games have full international status.
Porterfield confident despite tough draw Porterfield confident despite tough draw ( ) ZZZZ9:54 amZZZZ
Ireland have been handed a tough draw for the World Cup Qualifiers which get under way in Zimbabwe this March.
Borren confident despite tough draw Borren confident despite tough draw ( ) ZZZZ2:36 amZZZZ
Netherlands' skipper Peter Borren is in confident mood ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe despite being drawn in a tough group.
P Pts NRR Ireland 0 0 0.000 Netherlands 0 0 0.000 Papua New Guinea 0 0 0.000 West Indies 0 0 0.000 0 0 0.000Group B
P Pts NRR Afghanistan 0 0 0.000 Hong Kong 0 0 0.000 Scotland 0 0 0.000 Zimbabwe 0 0 0.000 0 0 0.000
Ireland too strong for Scotland Ireland too strong for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ7:31 amZZZZ
IRELAND confirmed their superiority over Scotland with an emphatic six wickets victory in the third match of the Tri-Series in Dubai.
Nothing can prepare you for that! Nothing can prepare you for that! ( ) ZZZZ4:27 amZZZZ
Every batsman's nightmare - whether they admit it or not.
New coaching regime helping Ireland New coaching regime helping Ireland ( ) ZZZZ5:49 amZZZZ
The die was cast for the World Cup Qualifying squad once an inspired Paul Stirling led Ireland to victory against Afghanistan last month in Sharjah.
Balbirnie blast powers Ireland to win Balbirnie blast powers Ireland to win ( ) ZZZZ5:20 amZZZZ
ANDREW BALBIRNIE'S rapid half century propelled Ireland to a convincing six-wicket win over rivals Scotland with more than 15 overs to spare in their first ODI in Dubai.
Larkin makes double hundred Larkin makes double hundred ( ) ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
Former Irish international Nick Larkin was once again amongst the runs at the weekend as he scored an impressive 246 from 276 deliveres while skippering Sydney University against Mosman.
Joyce leads Hobart Hurricanes to victory Joyce leads Hobart Hurricanes to victory ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
Irish international Isobel Joyce was very much to the fore as Hobart Hurricanes won their first match of this season's WBBL, bouncing back from a heavy defeat to beat Melbourne Renegades.
Singh and Stirling put names forward for IPL Singh and Stirling put names forward for IPL ( ) ZZZZ9:06 amZZZZ
Simi Singh and Paul Stirling have put their names forward for inclusion in the 2018 IPL auction.
Ireland name U13 squad Ireland name U13 squad ( ) ZZZZ4:34 amZZZZ
Eleven players from the Leinster Cricket Union, alongside six each from the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union, make up the selection under new coach Callum Atkinson.
Stormont to host Irish and National Cup finals Stormont to host Irish and National Cup finals ( ) ZZZZ6:13 amZZZZ
Stormont will play host to both the finals of the Irish and National Cups in early September.
Ireland U17s to play Worcestershire Ireland U17s to play Worcestershire ( ) ZZZZ5:59 amZZZZ
Ireland Under 17's have lined up tours to both Worcestershire and Scotland this summer.
Ulster Plate draw Ulster Plate draw ( ) ZZZZ9:30 pmZZZZ
Holders CIYMS travel to Bonds Glen in the opening round of the Ulster Plate competition.
Ireland firming up World Cup Qualifier preparations Ireland firming up World Cup Qualifier preparations ( ) ZZZZ4:18 amZZZZ
ED Joyce and Andy McBrine return to the Ireland squad for their four-match tri-series with UAE and Scotland in Dubai next month, the first games under new head coach Graham Ford.
Joyce and McBrine return to Ireland squad Joyce and McBrine return to Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ2:08 amZZZZ
Ed Joyce returns to the Ireland squad for a tri-series against Scotland and hosts UAE in Dubai next month.
Garth among the wickets as Sixers win again Garth among the wickets as Sixers win again ( ) ZZZZ2:08 amZZZZ
Kim Garth enjoyed another successful match as Sydney Sixers thrashed Hobart Hurricanes in the latest Big Bash game.
That was the year that was That was the year that was ( ) ZZZZ8:54 pmZZZZ
2017 was a memorable year for Irish cricket but more for events off the field than on it.
Garth back in Sixers colours Garth back in Sixers colours ( ) ZZZZ6:55 amZZZZ
Kim Garth has made a successful start to the ongoing Women's Big Bash League in Australia.
Stirling leads Kerala Kings to victory Stirling leads Kerala Kings to victory ( ) ZZZZ7:20 pmZZZZ
Paul Stirling and Eoin Morgan shared a century stand as Kerala Kings beat Punjabi Legends by 8 wickets to clinch the T10 crown.
Ireland name Academy squads Ireland name Academy squads ( ) ZZZZ5:52 amZZZZ
36 players have been named in the latest Ireland Senior and Emerging Academies for the year ahead. 21 of those are in the senior ranks, with five players gaining elevation from last year's Emerging squad.
Andrew White appointed head of selectors Andrew White appointed head of selectors ( ) ZZZZ3:36 amZZZZ
Andrew White has been appointed the Chair of National Men’s Selectors as Irish cricket embarks on what is destined to be an historic 2018.
Irish Senior and National cup draws Irish Senior and National cup draws ( ) ZZZZ9:21 pmZZZZ
The draws have taken place for both the opening rounds of the Irish Senior and National Cups.
Ireland name U19 World Cup squad Ireland name U19 World Cup squad ( ) ZZZZ1:57 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have named their 15-man squad for next month’s Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand, keeping faith with the players that secured qualification.
Lewis and Garth to take part in the WBBL Lewis and Garth to take part in the WBBL ( ) ZZZZ10:13 pmZZZZ
Kim Garth and Gaby Lewis will be taking part in the ICC Rookie programme for the WBBL.
Under 15 and 17 winter training squads named Under 15 and 17 winter training squads named ( ) ZZZZ2:00 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have named both their Under 15 and 17 winter training squads ahead of a busy schedule in 2018.
Trio of resignations from Lightning Trio of resignations from Lightning ( ) ZZZZ7:48 amZZZZ
John Anderson has stepped down as the Lightning Captain. John has captained the team to two treble-winning seasons since taking over the reins from John Mooney at the start of the 2016 season.
Dockrell stars as Lightning beat Knights Dockrell stars as Lightning beat Knights ( ) ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
Leinster Lightning closed out the 2017 Inter-Provincial Series with a convincing 55-run (DLS) victory over Northern Knights at Rathmines.
Lightning ring the changes for dead rubber Lightning ring the changes for dead rubber ( ) ZZZZ12:31 amZZZZ
David and Gareth Delany as well as Stephen Doheny drafted into the Lightning squad for their last interpro game of the campaign.
Davey century helps Malahide beat Terenure in National Cup final Davey century helps Malahide beat Terenure in National Cup final ( ) ZZZZ2:11 pmZZZZ
Sean Davey's century led Malahide to their second National Cup as they beat Terenure by 17 runs in a thrilling at North County.
Waringstown win Irish Senior Cup - reaction Waringstown win Irish Senior Cup - reaction ( ) ZZZZ11:01 amZZZZ
“I adapted and did what I had to do.”
Far from a classic but Waringstown win Far from a classic but Waringstown win ( ) ZZZZ4:31 amZZZZ
IT WAS not the classic final that everyone predicted but Waringstown won’t give a jot after beating The Hills to win the Irish Cup for a record-equalling fifth time and pick up their third trophy of the season.
Rush and CSNI win All-Ireland trophies Rush and CSNI win All-Ireland trophies ( ) ZZZZ12:23 amZZZZ
Rush triumph against Instonians while CSNI beat St Johnston.
It's a wash out It's a wash out ( ) ZZZZ12:11 amZZZZ
No play was possible in the National Cup final.
National Cup up for grabs National Cup up for grabs ( ) ZZZZ12:29 amZZZZ
The 6th National Cup final takes place at Bready on Sunday and it's an all-Leinster clash between Malahide and Terenure.
Ireland and Hampshire share the spoils Ireland and Hampshire share the spoils ( ) ZZZZ1:18 amZZZZ
Ireland and Hampshire Under 17's again shared the spoils in their two T20 games at Belmont.
CIYMS win Ulster Plate CIYMS win Ulster Plate ( ) ZZZZ12:33 amZZZZ
CIYMS beat 2015 winners Brigade to claim their first Ulster Plate win in the final at Belmont.
Metcalfe century leads Instonians to U15 cup glory Metcalfe century leads Instonians to U15 cup glory ( ) ZZZZ9:48 amZZZZ
Oliver Metcalfe's brilliant century was the catalyst for Instonians winning the most dramatic All-Ireland Under 15 final as they beat YMCA by one run in a thrilling encounter at Claremont Road.
Double success for NCU clubs in All Ireland youth semi-finals Double success for NCU clubs in All Ireland youth semi-finals ( ) ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
There was double success for NCU clubs in the semi-finals of the U11 and U15 All-Ireland competitions with resounding wins for CSNI and Instonians.
Future of Ulster Shield in doubt Future of Ulster Shield in doubt ( ) ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
THE future of the Ulster Shield is in doubt following the apathy of clubs last week to take part in last Sunday’s Finals Day.
NCU retain U11 title with victory over North West NCU retain U11 title with victory over North West ( ) ZZZZ12:12 amZZZZ
A nine wicket victory over the North West in the final game of the series seals the title for the NCU.
NCU defeat Leinster in first 'Indoor' Interpro NCU defeat Leinster in first 'Indoor' Interpro ( ) ZZZZ11:07 amZZZZ
NCU win over LCU sets up what should be a decider versus North West.
Emphatic win for Leinster U11's Emphatic win for Leinster U11's ( ) ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
Leinster Under 11's started their interpro series with an emphatic 128-run win against the NW at Balbriggan.
Ulster Schools squad selected Ulster Schools squad selected ( ) ZZZZ3:31 amZZZZ
Stuart Nelson will captain Ulster Schools in next week's tour to Glasgow.
Irish Schools take on Ireland U17s Irish Schools take on Ireland U17s ( ) ZZZZ8:22 amZZZZ
Irish Schools will take on Ireland Under 17's in a 50-over contest at Campbell College in Belfast.
Irish Universities do the double Irish Universities do the double ( ) ZZZZ10:18 amZZZZ
A 43 run win over hosts Cambridge University today means that Ireland retain the Hone-MacGregor Trophy.
Irish Universities retain Celtic Cup Irish Universities retain Celtic Cup ( ) ZZZZ9:33 amZZZZ
The Irish Universities recorded a 38 run win over their Scottish counterparts in the Tri-Series encounter.
Scottish Cup draw made Scottish Cup draw made ( ) ZZZZ6:18 amZZZZ
The draw for the first round of the Scottish Cup has thrown up some intriguing ties.
Scotland Women’s Awards Evening Scotland Women’s Awards Evening ( ) ZZZZ6:33 amZZZZ
The 2017 Scottish Women’s Awards evening took place at Inch Park Edinburgh at the weekend.
Coetzer to miss Irish clashes Coetzer to miss Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer will miss next week's two ODI's against Ireland and Richie Berrington will deputise in his absence.
Double boost for Glenrothes Double boost for Glenrothes ( ) ZZZZ11:13 amZZZZ
Glenrothes have been handled a double boost with the capture of Abdul Sabri and Hamza Tahir from Poloc.
Dutch name WCQ training squad Dutch name WCQ training squad ( ) ZZZZ10:31 amZZZZ
The Dutch selectors have named a 18-man training squad ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe in March.
Western Premier Division fixtures released Western Premier Division fixtures released ( ) ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Champions Prestwick have home advantage as they look to retain their title when newly promoted Stirling County visit the Henry Thow Oval.
Barresi on the move to HBS Barresi on the move to HBS ( ) ZZZZ9:56 pmZZZZ
Netherlands wicket-keeper Wesley Barresi has made a controversial switch from Quick Haag to city rivals HBS for the 2018 season.
Scotland to play Ireland and UAE Scotland to play Ireland and UAE ( ) ZZZZ3:02 pmZZZZ
Scotland have confirmed fixtures against hosts UAE and Ireland in a tri-series next month.
Rippon blow for Netherlands? Rippon blow for Netherlands? ( ) ZZZZ7:24 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands World Cup qualification hopes look to have been dealt a blow with the news from New Zealand that Michael Rippon is set to miss the tournament in Zimbabwe next March.
Netherlands ODI status to be ratified in February Netherlands ODI status to be ratified in February ( ) ZZZZ6:46 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands ODI status is expected to be ratified by the ICC at a meeting in February, ahead of the Cricket World Cup qualifier.
Afghanistan's first Test set for June Afghanistan's first Test set for June ( ) ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
Afghanistan's first Test will be against India in June.
Canada name squad for WCL Canada name squad for WCL ( ) ZZZZ8:39 amZZZZ
Canada have named their squad for next month's Division Two WCL tournament and the surprise news is the exclusion of powerful all-rounder Rizwan Cheema.
Hong Kong facing Chapman blow Hong Kong facing Chapman blow ( ) ZZZZ7:09 amZZZZ
Hong Kong could be facing a major blow ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers with the news that batting star Mark Chapman is on the verge of selection with New Zealand.
UAE name squad for Irish clashes UAE name squad for Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ7:36 amZZZZ
Rohan Mustafa skippers the UAE in their two ODI's against Ireland this week.
Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Mohammed Shahzad is back in both squads after his shortened doping ban.
Ten Hong Kong players travel to Canberra Ten Hong Kong players travel to Canberra ( ) ZZZZ6:31 amZZZZ
No fewer than ten Hong Kong players will be based in Australia for the next month as they gear up for the crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Simmons appointed Afghanistan coach Simmons appointed Afghanistan coach ( ) ZZZZ10:27 pmZZZZ
Phil Simmons has been named as the new Head Coach of Afghanistan.
Afro T20 League collapses Afro T20 League collapses ( ) ZZZZ7:57 pmZZZZ
In an embarrassing twist, the inaugural Afro T20 league scheduled to take place in Uganda has collapsed.
Nepal T20 league launched Nepal T20 league launched ( ) ZZZZ8:07 pmZZZZ
Nepal's T20 competition got underway earlier this week with the launch of the Everest Premier League Twenty20.
Afro T20 league gets underway in Uganda Afro T20 league gets underway in Uganda ( ) ZZZZ7:34 pmZZZZ
Uganda has become the latest country to set up a T20 tournament with the ongoing Afro T20 scheduled to run until Saturday.
No results on final day as rain plays spoilsport No results on final day as rain plays spoilsport ( ) ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
Rain ensures that there are no results on the play-off day of World Cricket League Division 3 in Uganda.
Canada and Oman secure promotion Canada and Oman secure promotion ( ) ZZZZ7:34 amZZZZ
Canada and Oman have secured promotion to World Cricket League Division 2 today in Uganda.
Canada and Oman in pole position Canada and Oman in pole position ( ) ZZZZ1:15 amZZZZ
Canada and Oman just need wins on WCL3 final day to secure promotion.
Jersey interinsular squad Jersey interinsular squad ( ) ZZZZ3:04 amZZZZ
The match against Guernsey takes place on Saturday 26 August.
WCL5 squad announced WCL5 squad announced ( ) ZZZZ3:13 amZZZZ
The Jersey squad for the tournament next month in Benoni, South Africa.
Jersey Under 13 squad Jersey Under 13 squad ( ) ZZZZ6:52 amZZZZ
The squad travels to Ardingly College in Sussex next week for the Sussex CCC and Sport Arabia Festival involving Sussex, Dorset, Jersey and the Zayed Academy team.
Irish Cricket History
Cricket and the oval ball (2)Ireland in Canada and USA 1973Cricket and the oval ball (1)1979: Anderson delivers despite postal strike
The Irish international cricketers who played rugby for Ireland in the first half of the 20th century. Edward Liddle, March 2009
Early in September 1973 the cream of Irish cricketing talent gathered to embark up on an adventure into the great unknown of North American cricket. John Elder & Chris Harte, June 1976
In the the first of three articles Edward Liddle looks at the earliest of the 22 Ireland cricketers who also played international rugby. Edward Liddle, March 2009
Barry Chambers looks back to July 1979 when Sri Lanka made their first visit to Ireland. Barry Chambers, 2014
Time to declare
Ten years ago, I was able to play a role in helping Ireland to beat Kenya and win the InterContinental Cup for the first time.
Alfie Linehan 1971-1975
The late Sean Pender's 1992 tribute to the then incoming ICU President and former Irish captain Alfie Linehan.
Mike Halliday's Irish Cricket History 1950-2000
In the final part of the series, Mike looks at the general landscape of Irish Cricket at the start of this century.
Billy Platt's North West Cricket History
5: City of Derry Cricket Club
Formed after the Boer War, the club finally folded in 1978 after suffering the effects of sectarianism at its Duncreggan Road home.