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We need more match-winners: Ford We need more match-winners: Ford ZZZZ10:23 amZZZZ
Ireland coach Graham Ford has accepted there are limitations in certain areas of his squad and a greater strength in depth is required if they are to compete at the highest level.
Porterfield sums it up Porterfield sums it up ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
Ireland must be more ruthless when they get first use of a slow pitch in forthcoming Test matches - so said William Porterfield after his side's seven wickets defeat by Afghanistan in Dehradun.
Afghanistan's star still on the rise Afghanistan's star still on the rise ZZZZ3:40 amZZZZ
Afghanistan duly eased to their first Test victory here yesterday, their seven-wicket win over Ireland another landmark on a remarkable sporting journey.
Unlike most lands where cricket was a legacy of British rule, Afghans only picked up the sport in the refugee camps of Pakistan in the 1990s and their rise since has been rapid.
Road to Dehradun (8) - end of the road Road to Dehradun (8) - end of the road ZZZZ9:07 pmZZZZ
The final day starts with forgotten tickets, and ends with food and drink in the company of the team and media.
Men and Women Down Under (19) Men and Women Down Under (19) ZZZZ1:02 amZZZZ
While all eyes were on the Ireland - Afghanistan test, we threw a quick glance at those playing down under this weekend.
Road to Dehradun (7) Road to Dehradun (7) ZZZZ9:13 pmZZZZ
An early night in order to be up bright and breezy for a big third day's play did not go to plan. Our ordered taxi to the ground was an hour late, so we followed the first half hour's play on the iPad at the hotel
Interpro fixtures confirmed Interpro fixtures confirmed ZZZZ2:24 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland have confirmed the interpro schedule for the 2019 season.
Fixtures boost for Irish Women Fixtures boost for Irish Women ZZZZ5:09 amZZZZ
West Indies will visit Ireland to play 3 T20Is in May followed by Zimbabwe in July for both 50 over and T20 games.
Ireland U19 face Dutch test in World Cup Qualifiers Ireland U19 face Dutch test in World Cup Qualifiers ZZZZ1:08 amZZZZ
Ireland's youngsters will be taking on five countries as they attempt to clinch another World Cup berth this summer.
Wolves tour of Sri Lanka averages Wolves tour of Sri Lanka averages ZZZZ11:05 pmZZZZ
Who were the winners and losers on the recent Wolves tour of Sri Lanka?
Ireland Wolves finish tour of Sri Lanka with gutsy loss in Colombo Ireland Wolves finish tour of Sri Lanka with gutsy loss in Colombo ZZZZ7:04 amZZZZ
Wolves captain Harry Tector hails squad members' progression as team goes down 5-0 in the one-day series versus Sri Lanka A.
Wolves have no answer to Fernando Wolves have no answer to Fernando ZZZZ6:10 amZZZZ
Sri Lanka A go 4-0 up in the series with a 202-run victory over Ireland Wolves at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Sri Lanka.
Senior Women and Academy squads named Senior Women and Academy squads named ZZZZ1:04 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has announced the senior women international and Academy squads for 2019 - marking the start of a new era for the sport after what became a watershed year in 2018.
Holders Donemana face Instonians in Ulster Plate Holders Donemana face Instonians in Ulster Plate ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
Three times winners and holders Donemana have been handed a home draw against Instonians in the 2019 Ulster Plate competition.
At the post match press conference William Porterfield rued missing the opportunity to post a substantial first innings total after winning the toss.
At the post match press conference William Porterfield rued missing the opportunity to post a substantial first innings total after winning the toss. ©Afghan Cricket Board
International
 'We need more match-winners' : FordIreland coach Graham Ford has accepted there are limitations in certain areas of his squad and a greater strength in depth is required if they are to compete at the highest level.
 Porterfield sums it upIreland must be more ruthless when they get first use of a slow pitch in forthcoming Test matches - so said William Porterfield after his side's seven wickets defeat by Afghanistan in Dehradun.
 Afghanistan's star still on the riseAfghanistan duly eased to their first Test victory here yesterday, their seven-wicket win over Ireland another landmark on a remarkable sporting journey.Unlike most lands where cricket was a legacy of British rule, Afghans only picked up the sport in the refugee camps of Pakistan in the 1990s and their rise since has been rapid.
 Hundred Blast League teams namedTo celebrate International Women’s Day, Cricket Leinster have announced the three teams for the inaugural Hundred Blast League.
 Fixtures boost for WomenDetails of nine confirmed dates and venues announced for the Women's side this summer and in addition an agreement with Scotland for a 3 match T20 series with dates and venues yet to be finalised.
 Ireland senior and Academy squads announcedCricket Ireland has announced the senior women international and Academy squads for 2019 - marking the start of a new era for the sport after what became a watershed year in 2018.
Northern
 North Down swoop for Craig YoungNorth Down have pulled off a coup by swooping for Irish international Craig Young to spearhead their 2019 campaign.
 The passing of Billy BoydThe death and funeral arrangements for Billy Boyd have been announced
 NCU appeal for more umpiresTHE NCU are appealing for more umpires ahead of the new season which is now only less than two months away.
Leinster
 Balbriggan sign AussieBalbriggan have been forced to sign an alternative overseas player after their original choice Pat Botha suffered an injury setback with his ongoing serious thumb injury sustained last year. The club though have moved quickly to sign a quality replacement in the shape of 22 year-old Australian Clint Hinchcliffe.
 Phoenix return for PretoriusNic Pretorius has confirmed he's re-joining Phoenix after deciding to end his time with The Hills.
 Railway Union sign Pakistan Test openerRailway Union have secured the services of Pakistan international Sami Aslam as their overseas professional for the 2019 season.
North West
 North West NewsThe latest on signings and moves in the North West as the season approaches
 Stephen Dunn joins EglintonAfter a quiet winter in the North West, there have been a number of personnel changes in recent days with another couple confirmed over the weekend. Stephen Dunn has joined Eglinton having spent the last couple of seasons at Ardmore.
 Bready hit by Young blowBready's hopes of retaining their Premiership title have been dealt a severe blow with the departure of Craig Young to North Down.
Munster
 T20 Festivals galore for Munster RedsThere will be no shortage of action for Munster Reds this summer with no fewer than nine T20 games lined up in three T20 interpro Festivals.
 2019 Munster Senior Cup drawHolders County Kerry face County Galway in the semi-finals, and will start favourites to make another showpiece final.
Munster set to continue in 2019 Interpro seriesCricket Ireland have refuted allegations that Munster's participation in the 2019 interpro series is in doubt.
Live Match Coverage
Ireland won by 5 wickets
Afghanistan 216-6 (50.0 overs)
Ireland 219-5 (47.2 overs)
 
3rd Women's ODI
Ireland v Scotland at Deventer.
Toss: Scotland.
 Scotland 21-0 (2 overs)  
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