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Ireland
Poynter signs contract extension with Durham Poynter signs contract extension with Durham ZZZZ3:20 amZZZZ
Stuart Poynter has signed a contract extension with Durham which will keep him at the county until 2019.
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.
Balbirnie to lead Wolves on Bangladesh tour Balbirnie to lead Wolves on Bangladesh tour ZZZZ1:55 amZZZZ
Andrew Balbirnie will captain a 16-man Ireland Wolves squad on a six-match tour of Bangladesh next month. The Wolves will play a four-day match followed by five 50-over contests against Bangladesh A.
Rain ruins Stormont clash Rain ruins Stormont clash ZZZZ9:38 amZZZZ
JOHN Bracewell’s reign as coach in Ireland ended as it began with an abandoned game.
Ireland v West Indies abandoned Ireland v West Indies abandoned ZZZZ6:31 amZZZZ
Ireland's ODI against the West Indies was abandoned today at Stormont without a ball being bowled.
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.
2019 World Cup Qualifier date switch 2019 World Cup Qualifier date switch ZZZZ8:02 amZZZZ
That is much better than the originally planned tournament date of July which would have taken the Ireland squad out of county and club cricket for five weeks at the height of our season.
Numbers Racket No 9 Numbers Racket No 9 ZZZZ1:44 amZZZZ
And so, the first season of the new, enhanced Hanley Energy Championship draws to a close with an all-too-predictable champion.
Waringstown win Irish Senior Cup - reaction Waringstown win Irish Senior Cup - reaction ZZZZ11:01 amZZZZ
“I adapted and did what I had to do.”
Scorchers win Super 3 series Scorchers win Super 3 series ZZZZ3:53 pmZZZZ
The Scorchers have won the Super 3 Series finishing above both the Typhoons and the Dragons in the 18-match tournament played across two different formats.
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.
McCallan stars as Waringstown clinch Irish Cup McCallan stars as Waringstown clinch Irish Cup ZZZZ11:00 pmZZZZ
Kyle McCallan's Man-of-the-Match performance led Waringstown to a record equalling 5th Irish Senior Cup win as they beat The Hills by four-wickets in a tense low-scoring game at Bready.
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.
Honours even between Ireland and Hampshire U17's Honours even between Ireland and Hampshire U17's ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Ireland and Hampshire Under 17's shared the honours in their T20 clashes at Belmont with the visitors winning the first match by four wickets, and the Irish bouncing back to win the second by 8 wickets.
Ireland beaten by Hampshire in series opener Ireland beaten by Hampshire in series opener ZZZZ12:39 amZZZZ
Ireland's Under 17's slipped to a 63-run defeat against Hampshire at Waringstown in the first game of their series.
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 delight as Ireland finish tour strongly Metcalfe delight as Ireland finish tour strongly ZZZZ11:53 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 19 girls finished their tour of England with convincing back-to-back wins over Wales and Buckinghamshire in T20 contests.
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.
Stokell scores half century as Ireland beat Wales Stokell scores half century as Ireland beat Wales ZZZZ1:56 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 19 girls bounced back from their opening day loss to Warwickshire to record a 5-wicket win over Wales at the Malvern Festival.
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.
Strabane win Ulster Shield after super over Strabane win Ulster Shield after super over ZZZZ2:14 pmZZZZ
Strabane are the Ulster Shield winners for 2017 after Tommy Barr's side beat St Johnston in a nerve-jangling "super over" after the two sides had tied the 20-over decider.
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.
Irish Universities play in Fenners tournament Irish Universities play in Fenners tournament ZZZZ9:16 amZZZZ
Irish Universities will again take part in the annual Hone McGregor Tri Series in Cambridge.
Netherlands
Topklasse review 1: The top five Topklasse review 1: The top five ZZZZ4:04 amZZZZ
Excelsior thoroughly deserved their second championship in as many years, but other sides made significant progress in 2017.
Topklasse review 2: the bottom five Topklasse review 2: the bottom five ZZZZ4:01 amZZZZ
While Hermes-DVS's relegation long seemed inevitable, the clubs just above them also have some serious rethinking to do.
Dutch matches against Kenya moved to East London Dutch matches against Kenya moved to East London ZZZZ3:52 pmZZZZ
Concerns about the political situation in Kenya have persuaded the ICC to move the Netherlands' WCL Championship fixtures in October to South Africa.
Topklasse Preview Round 18 Topklasse Preview Round 18 ZZZZ6:40 amZZZZ
A look ahead at the final round of Topklasse matches
Dutch leave Malahide satisfied with their draw Dutch leave Malahide satisfied with their draw ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
They may have conceded first-innings points, but a half-strength Netherlands side had much to be proud of in last week's Intercontinental Cup match.
Dutch women dig deep to reach global T20 qualifier Dutch women dig deep to reach global T20 qualifier ZZZZ2:35 amZZZZ
After a poor start to last week's European-American qualifier in Stirling and many problems with the weather, the Dutch women's side won twice on Saturday to ensure progress to the global stage.
Hurricanes make it two in a row Hurricanes make it two in a row ZZZZ5:24 amZZZZ
Chasing 254 in the fourth innings, the Seafarers were dismissed for 125 on the last day of the annual three-day challenge, with seamer Quirijn Gunning taking five for 23.
Hurricanes and Seafarers set for three-day battle Hurricanes and Seafarers set for three-day battle ZZZZ1:38 amZZZZ
The two Dutch regional sides meet again in a three-day match in Utrecht, starting on Tuesday.
Strong A side to face Jersey on Saturday Strong A side to face Jersey on Saturday ZZZZ3:02 amZZZZ
Eight members of the Dutch Intercontinental Cup squad to face Ireland later this month will play in Saturday's friendly against Jersey at the VRA ground.
Schiedam hosts T20 finals day on Saturday Schiedam hosts T20 finals day on Saturday ZZZZ10:32 amZZZZ
Holders ACC, Dosti United Amsterdam, HBS Den Haag and Punjab Rotterdam have won through to contest the semi-finals, with the final to follow.
Timmer to join ICC Chief Executives Committee Timmer to join ICC Chief Executives Committee ZZZZ12:22 pmZZZZ
KNCB Chair Betty Timmer was elected to the ICC Chief Executives Committee at the ICC annual meeting in London last week
Dutch ODI ambitions in Jeopardy Dutch ODI ambitions in Jeopardy ZZZZ7:19 amZZZZ
The Netherlands campaign to claim the 13th spot in the ICC's planned ODI league have suffered a major setback in London this week, reports suggest
Snater again the hero as the Seafarers win Snater again the hero as the Seafarers win ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
An unbeaten 40 from Shane Snater saw the Seafarers to a second three-wicket victory and the series win in Deventer on Wednesday.
The myth of the 'mercenaries' The myth of the 'mercenaries' ZZZZ11:49 amZZZZ
Claims of prejudice against Dutch-produced players in national team selection are unfounded, and distract attention from the real issues.
Heather Siegers to captain the Netherlands Heather Siegers to captain the Netherlands ZZZZ9:28 pmZZZZ
The change of leadership and the return of Leonie Bennett are the highlights of the selection as the Dutch women make their first trip to England of the new season.
Esther de Lange moves to ICC Europe Esther de Lange moves to ICC Europe ZZZZ2:33 amZZZZ
KNCB Development Officer and national women's captain Esther de Lange has been appointed to a development role with ICC Europe in London.
Scotland
Joe Kinghorn-Gray looks to build on a successful season Joe Kinghorn-Gray looks to build on a successful season ZZZZ5:57 amZZZZ
RH Corstorphine captain Joe Kinghorn-Gray looks to the future as he prepares to spend the winter in New Zealand.
Kathryn Bryce reflects on an impressive year Kathryn Bryce reflects on an impressive year ZZZZ1:46 pmZZZZ
Kathryn Bryce looks back on a year to remember having played cricket in Australia Sri Lanka and for Scotland and Warwickshire.
Scotland to host Pakistan Scotland to host Pakistan ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Scotland will play Pakistan in Edinburgh in June 2018 in two T20 Internationals.
George Watson’s College retain the Scottish Cup George Watson’s College retain the Scottish Cup ZZZZ11:43 amZZZZ
George Watson’s College claimed the 2017 Beyond Boundaries Women’s T20 Scottish Cup with victory in a surprisingly one-sided encounter with Edinburgh rivals Carlton at New Williamfield.
Grand Final review Grand Final review ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
Mitchell Rao helped to propel Prestwick to CSL Grand Final glory - then outlined his quest to command a regular place in the Scotland set up.
T20 Blitz triumph for Warriors T20 Blitz triumph for Warriors ZZZZ1:23 pmZZZZ
Western Warriors secured the Cricket Scotland T20 Blitz title after victory over Eastern Knights at Raeburn Place.
Prestwick win the Grand Final Prestwick win the Grand Final ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
Prestwick completed a remarkable comeback to become the first team from the west to win the CSL Grand Final.
Carlton lift the Scottish Cup Carlton lift the Scottish Cup ZZZZ1:02 pmZZZZ
Carlton put in an inspired bowling performance to defeat Watsonians and win the Citylets Scottish Cup final for the first time in their history at Forthill.
Scottish Cup final preview Scottish Cup final preview ZZZZ11:56 pmZZZZ
Dewald Nel and Fraser Watts played at the highest level of the game previously, but both men cannot hide their excitement ahead of the Citylets Scottish Cup final between Watsonians and Carlton.
Scotland eye Full Member status as ‘next cab off the rank’ Scotland eye Full Member status as ‘next cab off the rank’ ZZZZ6:02 amZZZZ
Cricket Scotland CEO Malcolm Cannon eyes Scotland becoming a Full Member as the 'next cab off the rank'.
Scotland sweep aside MCC Scotland sweep aside MCC ZZZZ11:41 pmZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer led from the front as Scotland swept aside MCC at Lord’s yesterday.
Scotland to play MCC Scotland to play MCC ZZZZ2:33 amZZZZ
Scotland will square up to West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul at cricket’s prime venue today.
Two out of two for Ireland Women Two out of two for Ireland Women ZZZZ1:31 amZZZZ
In a day of contrasting weather Scotland Women were blown away by Ireland Women losing both fixtures in the Celtic Cup series.
Gordon Drummond looks forward to the U19 Qualifier Gordon Drummond looks forward to the U19 Qualifier ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
After a brief but memorable summer for Scotland’s senior cricketers all eyes now turn to the next generation of Scottish talent as the Under 19 squad prepares to travel to Jersey for the ICC U19 World Cup Qualifier.
Watsonians win the Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy Watsonians win the Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy ZZZZ2:55 pmZZZZ
George Munsey played one of the best innings ever seen in a Murgitroyd Masterton Trophy final as Watsonians defeated Heriot’s in a thriller at Grange Loan.
Scottish Cup review Scottish Cup review ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
Carlton will meet Watsonians in a Scottish Cup final capital derby after the pair prevailed against Drumpellier and Heriot’s.
Pro50 match washed out Pro50 match washed out ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
The weather was the winner as the Pro50 encounter between Western Warriors and the Caley Highlanders at Titwood was washed out.
Two in a row for the Knights Two in a row for the Knights ZZZZ12:38 amZZZZ
A century from Calum MacLeod ensured that Eastern Knights maintained their perfect start to the Cricket Scotland Pro50 as they eased to victory over Caledonian Highlanders at Forthill.
Eastern Knights start title defence with a win Eastern Knights start title defence with a win ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
Eastern Knights got the defence of their Cricket Scotland Pro50 underway with victory over Western Warriors at Raeburn Place
Worldwide
Hong Kong and Japan win on East Asia Cup opening day Hong Kong and Japan win on East Asia Cup opening day ZZZZ9:50 amZZZZ
Hong Kong and Japan both win as the Women's East Asia Cup gets underway in Hong Kong.
USA end Canada's 26 year Auty Cup reign USA end Canada's 26 year Auty Cup reign ZZZZ9:32 pmZZZZ
USA win the deciding match of the 2017 Auty Cup Series, their first Auty Cup win since 1991.
Uganda fall at final hurdle Uganda fall at final hurdle ZZZZ9:45 amZZZZ
Uganda lose to Zimbabwe in the final match of the African Women's World T20 Qualifier.
Canada level Auty Cup series Canada level Auty Cup series ZZZZ9:33 pmZZZZ
Canada square the Auty Cup series against their old rivals USA in King City, Ontario.
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.
Day three shake-up in Uganda Day three shake-up in Uganda ZZZZ11:35 pmZZZZ
It's all to play for after day three in Uganda with top and bottom of the table separated by just two points.
Jersey
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.
Jersey Under 12s in Bryanston Cricket Festival Jersey Under 12s in Bryanston Cricket Festival ZZZZ6:51 amZZZZ
Jersey’s Under 12 squad will play against Sussex, Wiltshire and Dorset in a festival at Bryanston School next week.
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Intercontinental Cup 2015-17
Intercontinental Cup logo
UAE beat Namibia with a day to spare UAE beat Namibia with a day to spare ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
UAE beat Namibia inside three days in Windhoek in the latest Intercontinental Cup match.
Porterfield scores hundred but resolute Dutch secure draw Porterfield scores hundred but resolute Dutch secure draw ZZZZ11:30 amZZZZ
William Porterfield's 16th International century wasn't enough to earn Ireland victory on the final day of their rain-affected Intercontinental Cup clash against the Netherlands at Malahide.
Day 3 report Day 3 report ZZZZ6:23 amZZZZ
Tough going for Ireland as they struggle to gain the upper hand.
O'Dowd century saves Dutch blushes, but Ireland press ahead O'Dowd century saves Dutch blushes, but Ireland press ahead ZZZZ3:40 pmZZZZ
A record-breaking partnership of 160 between centurian Max O'Dowd and Logan van Beek helped the Netherlands to avoid the follow-on at Malahide on Thursday, but Ireland still led by 269 at the end of the day.
Determined Dutch hold up Ireland despite Rankin 5-wicket haul Determined Dutch hold up Ireland despite Rankin 5-wicket haul ZZZZ2:28 pmZZZZ
An excellent fightback by the Netherlands middle order stalled Ireland's progress in Thursday's penultimate day's play in the Intercontinental Cup clash at Malahide.
MATCH PHOTOS
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 4 (1)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (3)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (2)
Ireland v Netherlands, Day 3 (1)
Ireland v Netherlands Day 2 (3)
Ireland v The Netherlands: William Porterfield batting for Ireland
Ireland v The Netherlands: William Porterfield batting for Ireland ©CricketEurope
                        P  Pts
Ireland                 6   89
Afghanistan             5   81
Netherlands             6   52
UAE                     6   47
Papua New Guinea        5   40
Hong Kong               5   39
Scotland                5   37
Namibia                 6   27
World Cricket League Championship
WCL Championship logo
Namibia crash to UAE defeat Namibia crash to UAE defeat ZZZZ10:22 amZZZZ
Namibia are easily beaten by the UAE in a battle of WCLC basement-dwellers.
Namibia bounce back Namibia bounce back ZZZZ11:44 pmZZZZ
Scotland's bid to complete a World Cricket League double was dashed as Namibia bounced back to claim a deserved and decisive triumph .
Comprehensive win for Scotland Comprehensive win for Scotland ZZZZ11:22 pmZZZZ
Scotland stepped-up their World Cricket League bid by completing a comprehensive 51-run win over Namibia at The Grange.
Rain stalls Scotland Rain stalls Scotland ZZZZ11:27 pmZZZZ
Richie Berrington lstroked a sparkling century before Scotland’s bid for World Cricket League victory over Namibia was stalled by rain at The Grange.
Nepal bounce back to level Kenya series Nepal bounce back to level Kenya series ZZZZ4:32 amZZZZ
Nepal beat Kenya in their second WCLC match.
                        P  Pts     NRR
Netherlands            10   16     1.27
Papua New Guinea       10   14    -0.09
Scotland               10   13     0.18
Hong Kong              10   11     1.00
Kenya                  10   10    -0.17
Nepal                  10    8    -0.21
Namibia                10    4    -0.42
UAE                    10    4    -0.93
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