Australia v Ireland at Providence, Guyana.
Australia won by 9 wickets.
Ireland 93-6 (20 overs) K Garth 24; E Perry 2-12
Australia 94-1 (9.1 overs) A Healy 56*
Australia won by 9 wickets.
Ireland 93-6 (20 overs) K Garth 24; E Perry 2-12
Australia 94-1 (9.1 overs) A Healy 56*
Kim Garth press conference Kim Garth press conference ( ) ZZZZ8:02 pmZZZZ
Cap centurion Kim Garth reflects on a tough day at the office as Ireland are beaten by nine wickets in their T20 World Cup opener.
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Alyssa Healy helped Australia make very quick work of Ireland, scoring a blitzy half century after her team restricted them to 93 for six.
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Thereís a new mood around the Ireland team that kicks off in their first game of the ICC Womenís World T20 in Guyana.
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Laura Delany said her squad was buoyed by the victory against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night, however minds are firmly fixed on Sundayís first Group Stage match against the worldís top-ranked side, Australia.
Ireland thump Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup warm-up Ireland thump Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup warm-up ( ) ZZZZ8:29 pmZZZZ
A fine all-round display saw Ireland beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in their second and final warm-up match in the West Indies.
P Pts NRR England 2 3 2.799 West Indies 1 2 3.000 Sri Lanka 1 1 0.000 South Africa 0 0 0.000 Bangladesh 2 0 -2.735
P Pts NRR Australia 2 4 3.730 India 2 4 1.162 Pakistan 2 0 -1.594 New Zealand 1 0 -1.700 Ireland 1 0 -5.605MATCH PHOTOS
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The Board of Cricket Ireland has called for an immediate review of the Inter-Provincial Series to consider the current structure and whether improvements can be made ahead of the 2019 season.
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Cricket Ireland have refuted suggestions that Munster's participation in the 2019 interpro series is in doubt.
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The jury have met and whittled the selection down to three candidates, Paul Stirling, Tim Murtagh and Boyd Rankin.
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Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe are both included in the top twenty of the ICC T20 rankings announced this morning.
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JJ Garth and Gareth Delany took a combined seven wickets as Ireland Academy beat their Scottish counterparts by seven wickets.
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Carrick sign Jacques Snyman as overseas professional Carrick sign Jacques Snyman as overseas professional ( ) ZZZZ10:47 pmZZZZ
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Leinster Lightning captured the interpro cup for the fifth consecutive year after a typical fightback which showcased their strength in depth.
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Ireland Wolves Stephen Doheny's Man-of-the-Match display helped Rush secure the National Cup for the third time.
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Cork Harlequins tightened their grip on 2nd place in the MCU Premier Division as both Limerick and Co Kerry lose ground.
NCU level U11 interpro series NCU level U11 interpro series ( ) ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
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