Niall O’Brien has returned home from Ireland’s tour to the UAE for personal reasons.
O'Brien replaced by Poynter in Ireland squad O'Brien replaced by Poynter in Ireland squad ( ) ZZZZ1:46 amZZZZ
Ireland to lobby ICC over World Cup numbers Ireland to lobby ICC over World Cup numbers ( ) ZZZZ10:29 pmZZZZ
Cricket Ireland [CI] will lobby the International Cricket Council to re-examine their decision to limit the World Cup to 10 teams at the next ICC board meeting in March 2018.
Mulder on fast track for Test success Mulder on fast track for Test success ( ) ZZZZ11:23 pmZZZZ
IT’S only four years since Jacob Mulder landed in Belfast hoping to spend the summer playing cricket in the city his mother, Helen Baird, was born.
Malahide to host Ireland Test against Pakistan Malahide to host Ireland Test against Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ2:21 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have confirmed Malahide will be the venue for the inaugural Test match against Pakistan in May next year.
Youth takes centre stage in Dublin Youth takes centre stage in Dublin ( ) ZZZZ11:19 pmZZZZ
AS Cricket Ireland steps up into a new era, it was the younger generation of players who went home with the big prizes from Friday night’s Awards ceremony in Dublin.
Life in the old dogs yet Life in the old dogs yet ( ) ZZZZ7:42 pmZZZZ
It was a night to remember for two former Irish internationals from the NCU who showed they still have plenty to offer both on and off the field of play.
Garth and Joyce continue good form Garth and Joyce continue good form ( ) ZZZZ4:02 amZZZZ
Kim Garth and Isobel Joyce continued their strong starts in Australia with their clubs this weekend.
Irish in Australia Irish in Australia ( ) ZZZZ10:30 amZZZZ
Irish international Ciara Metcalfe is also plying her trade in Australia this winter - along with Isobel Joyce, Kim Garth and Mary Waldron.
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.”
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 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.
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.
ICC confirm ODI league berth for World Cricket League Champions ICC confirm ODI league berth for World Cricket League Champions ( ) ZZZZ9:23 pmZZZZ
The ICC confirmed today that the winner of the ongoing World Cricket League Championship would join the 12 Full member countries in a 2-year ODI league from 2020.
Netherlands secure spot at World Cup Qualifier Netherlands secure spot at World Cup Qualifier ( ) ZZZZ8:52 amZZZZ
The Netherlands became the first Associate country to secure a berth at the 2018 World Cup Qualifier with their WCLC win over Kenya yesterday.
Dutch end Zimbabwe series on a winning note - again Dutch end Zimbabwe series on a winning note - again ( ) ZZZZ6:21 amZZZZ
The KNCB XI lost their three-match series against a Zimbabwe Select XI in Harare, but there was encouragement both for the WCLC games against Kenya and for the longer-term future.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Namibia's Africa T20 Cup run ends at semi-final stage Namibia's Africa T20 Cup run ends at semi-final stage ( ) ZZZZ8:56 amZZZZ
Namibia's surprise run in the Africa T20 Cup comes to an end with a 10 wicket defeat by Free State.
Hong Kong win Women's East Asia Cup Hong Kong win Women's East Asia Cup ( ) ZZZZ8:35 amZZZZ
Hong Kong Women have won the East Asia Cup at Kowloon Cricket Club today.
USA Cricket launch brand on historic day USA Cricket launch brand on historic day ( ) ZZZZ8:24 amZZZZ
The USA moves towards a new governing body with the launch of the "USA Cricket" Brand on the anniversary of the first USA v Canada match.
Cricket, Aztec style Cricket, Aztec style ( ) ZZZZ8:07 amZZZZ
Craig White, Secretary of the Mexico Cricket Association, previews the upcoming Mexican cricket season.
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.
Kenya trip Dutch at the final turn Kenya trip Dutch at the final turn ( ) ZZZZ9:20 amZZZZ
Collins Obuya dragged Kenya over the line to take two points off the Netherlands in their second World Cricket League Championship match at Buffalo Park.
Papua New Guinea secure World Cup Qualifier place Papua New Guinea secure World Cup Qualifier place ( ) ZZZZ8:06 amZZZZ
Papua New Guinea become the second associate to qualify for the World Cup Qualifier.
MacLeod century wins it for Scotland MacLeod century wins it for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ9:25 amZZZZ
An innings of 154 by Calum MacLeod secures a win for Scotland in the first ODI in Papua New Guinea.
Rippon and Borren see Dutch to safety against Kenya Rippon and Borren see Dutch to safety against Kenya ( ) ZZZZ1:45 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands become the first team to qualify for the World Cup Quailifier with a win over Kenya in East London.
P Pts NRR Netherlands 12 18 0.98 Papua New Guinea 12 16 -0.24 Scotland 12 15 0.35 Hong Kong 12 14 1.06 Kenya 12 12 -0.15 Nepal 12 9 -0.36 Namibia 12 6 -0.55 UAE 12 6 -0.60
Leinster Lightning v Northern Knights at Rathmines
Malahide v Terenure, National Cup presentations
Malahide v Terenure, National Cup Final
Lightning v Knights, Day 3
Carlton Women v George Watson's College Women
Stirling County Women v George Watson's College Women
Heriot's v Prestwick Grand Final 2017
Eastern Knights v Western Warriors
Afghanistan go top of the table Afghanistan go top of the table ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Afghanistan have reclaimed the lead in the Intercontinental Cup after an innings and 173 run victory against Hong Kong in the final match of round six.
Another draw for Scotland Another draw for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ9:05 amZZZZ
A record breaking total, but it's a fourth draw in six matches for Scotland in the Intercontinental Cup.
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.
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)
P Pts Afghanistan 6 101 Ireland 6 89 Netherlands 6 52 UAE 6 47 Scotland 6 46 Papua New Guinea 6 43 Hong Kong 6 39 Namibia 6 27