Women's World T20, West Indies 2018
Australia hammer England to win fourth title Australia hammer England to win fourth title ( ) ZZZZ2:55 amZZZZ
Australia won a record fourth ICC Women’s World T20 title with a comprehensive eight-wicket win over England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
England and Australia ready for final showdown England and Australia ready for final showdown ( ) ZZZZ6:09 pmZZZZ
Australia and England will meet in the final of the ICC Women’s World T20 for the third time. Australia are gunning for a record fourth title, while an England victory would see them hold both T20I and ODI world titles at the same time, a feat they previously achieved in 2009.
Australia to meet England in final Australia to meet England in final ( ) ZZZZ1:01 amZZZZ
Australia made their fifth consecutive final with a dominant display against the home team, negating a 7000-strong home crowd. Australia will now challenge for a record fourth World T20, where they will meet England, who beat India in the second semi-final.
Teams ready for semi-final showdown Teams ready for semi-final showdown ( ) ZZZZ12:45 amZZZZ
The ICC Women’s World T20 2018 was set to enter its knockout phase as the top four teams wrapped up final preparations for their semi-finals at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
Farewell to the grannies Farewell to the grannies ( ) ZZZZ2:18 amZZZZ
Isobel Joyce and twin sister Cecelia sprang a surprise during Ireland’s post-match huddle at the end of the World T20 tournament in Guyana by announcing they would also be retiring from international cricket, along with Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe.
Semi-final match appointments made Semi-final match appointments made ( ) ZZZZ10:43 pmZZZZ
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the match officials for the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 to be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
End of the road for Ireland End of the road for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ10:11 pmZZZZ
WE knew two retirements would follow Ireland Women’s World Twenty20 campaign in the Caribbean but in the end there were four.
The Fantastic Four in numbers The Fantastic Four in numbers ( ) ZZZZ5:37 pmZZZZ
The retirements of Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Cecelia and Isobel Joyce leaves a huge void in the women's game, at a critical juncture for the sport.
Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to retirees Ireland hierarchy pay tribute to retirees ( ) ZZZZ5:27 pmZZZZ
Leading Cricket Ireland officials have voiced their appreciation to the deluge of praise for Clare Shillington, Ciara Metcalfe, Isobel Joyce and Cecelia Joyce following their retirements.
No dream double for Ireland over New Zealand No dream double for Ireland over New Zealand ( ) ZZZZ4:38 pmZZZZ
THERE was no dream double for Ireland over New Zealand at the Women’s World T20 last night in Guyana. In the last game of their tournament Laura Delany’s were hurried to an eight-wicket defeat after just 7.3 overs.
Kim Garth post match press conference Kim Garth post match press conference ( ) ZZZZ7:53 pmZZZZ
Pembroke all-rounder Kim Garth reflects as Ireland bow out of the tournament after losing by eight wickets against New Zealand.
Ireland well beaten by New Zealand in final group game Ireland well beaten by New Zealand in final group game ( ) ZZZZ7:31 pmZZZZ
As the tournament said goodbye to the Guyana National Stadium, Ireland gave two of their senior players a guard of honour as they took the field for the last time in international cricket, only to have two more announce their retirements at the end of the game.
Shillington and Metcalfe set to bow out Shillington and Metcalfe set to bow out ( ) ZZZZ1:30 amZZZZ
With more than 40 years of collective cricket experience between them, Clare Shillington and Ciara Metcalfe are about to take their final bow playing in the green – for both, the road has been a challenging one, but neither would change a thing.
Tough learning curve for Ireland Tough learning curve for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ11:37 pmZZZZ
Isobel Joyce press conference after Ireland lost to India to end their qualification hopes.
Ireland out after India loss Ireland out after India loss ( ) ZZZZ10:35 pmZZZZ
India made a return to the last four of the ICC Women’s World T20 for the first time since 2010, with a comfortable 52-run win over Ireland.
Laura Delany frustrated after defeat to Pakistan Laura Delany frustrated after defeat to Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ9:11 amZZZZ
Ireland miss out on their best opportunity in Group B.
Hamilton and O'Reilly upbeat ahead of India clash Hamilton and O'Reilly upbeat ahead of India clash ( ) ZZZZ12:28 amZZZZ
Aaron Hamilton was in a reflective mood but remained upbeat about his side's journey through the tournament so far.
Ireland fall 38 runs short against Pakistan Ireland fall 38 runs short against Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ10:20 amZZZZ
Ireland are still waiting for their first victory at a World Twenty20 after their second group game in Guyana.
Delany frustrated after Ireland beaten by Pakistan Delany frustrated after Ireland beaten by Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
Irish skipper Laura Delany left bitterly disappointed and frustrated after her side lost their T20 World Cup Group game against Pakistan.
Khan leads Pakistan to victory despite O'Reilly heroics Khan leads Pakistan to victory despite O'Reilly heroics ( ) ZZZZ9:01 pmZZZZ
Pakistan sailed on a captain’s innings from Javeria Khan, as she guided them to a 38-run win over Ireland in the afternoon fixture at the Guyana National Stadium.
Ireland target Pakistan Ireland target Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
KIM Garth has admitted that Ireland have Pakistan in their sights as the game they can realistically win at the Women’s World Twenty20 in the Caribbean.
Delany urges squad to refocus ahead of Pakistan clash Delany urges squad to refocus ahead of Pakistan clash ( ) ZZZZ11:34 pmZZZZ
Laura Delany was keen for her side to take on the learnings of their match against Australia and refocus on the next challenge against Pakistan.
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.
Ireland well beaten in T20 World Cup opener Ireland well beaten in T20 World Cup opener ( ) ZZZZ7:29 pmZZZZ
Alyssa Healy helped Australia make very quick work of Ireland, scoring a blitzy half century after her team restricted them to 93 for six.
Ireland determined ahead of Australia clash Ireland determined ahead of Australia clash ( ) ZZZZ7:06 pmZZZZ
There’s a new mood around the Ireland team that kicks off in their first game of the ICC Women’s World T20 in Guyana.
Delany buoyed by Irish form ahead of Australia opener Delany buoyed by Irish form ahead of Australia opener ( ) ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
Laura Delany said her squad was buoyed by the victory against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night, however minds are firmly fixed on Sunday’s first Group Stage match against the world’s 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.
Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in World Cup warm up Ireland beaten by Bangladesh in World Cup warm up ( ) ZZZZ7:32 pmZZZZ
Ireland's batting failed to fire as they went down by six wickets to Bangladesh in their first T20 World Cup warm-up game in Guyana.
Delany determined ahead of T20 World Cup Delany determined ahead of T20 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
Captain Laura Delany wants to show the world that Irish cricket is on the rise and her enthusiasm is not doused by the fact that they are in a tough group that includes Australia, New Zealand, India and Pakistan.
Lewis hoping for big Irish showing in upcoming World Cup Lewis hoping for big Irish showing in upcoming World Cup ( ) ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
The last few years has seen a great growth of Women’s cricket both globally but in particular, in Ireland. Home series’ against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand have yielded bigger crowds and bigger opportunities.
Ireland Women taking psychologist to World Cup Ireland Women taking psychologist to World Cup ( ) ZZZZ7:34 amZZZZ
Ms Kennedy, Cricket Ireland’s consultant sports psychologist who originally hails from North Tipperary, will travel with the women’s team to the Caribbean for the tournament.