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Immediate success for Adair as Hazratullah is bowled
Immediate success for Adair as Hazratullah is bowled
Irish International
Rashid Khan bowling during Ireland's win in the first ODI against Afghanistan at Stormont.
All-round Ireland beat Afghanistan easily All-round Ireland beat Afghanistan easily ZZZZ8:35 pmZZZZ
Mark Adair took a career-best 4-19 and Boyd Rankin chipped in with three wickets as a superb bowling display in Belfast enabled Ireland to defend a modest total of 210 and beat Afghanistan by 72 runs in the first of a two-match one-day international series.
Ireland's season up and running Ireland's season up and running ZZZZ6:55 amZZZZ
Ireland's season is up and running after they claimed victory at the fifth attempt, to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match one-day international series against Afghanistan at Stormont.
Stirling relishing Afghan challenge Stirling relishing Afghan challenge ZZZZ8:17 pmZZZZ
AT least one Ireland player is looking forward to renewing rivalry with Afghanistan at Stormont because no-one has a better recent record against them than Paul Stirling.
Has Ireland fallen out of love with cricket? Has Ireland fallen out of love with cricket? ZZZZ8:17 pmZZZZ
There were plenty of theories Ė ticket prices, a workday, school and college exam season and weather being the most plausible. But are there deeper reasons? Has the tide gone out for Irish cricket?
Ireland squad - Kane in as Little out Ireland squad - Kane in as Little out ZZZZ2:56 amZZZZ
Tyrone Kane set to make ODI debut and Balbirnie reprimanded for his reaction to 'wrongful dismissal'
Waldron added to ICC umpiring panel Waldron added to ICC umpiring panel ZZZZ4:29 amZZZZ
Mary Waldron has been appointed to the ICC's Development Panel of Umpires - one of only eight women around the world to be appointed.
Step in the right direction Step in the right direction ZZZZ7:16 pmZZZZ
The press conference at the Institute of Sport was full of delighted players and coaches all saying how great it was that Irish women cricketers would avail of professional contracts for the first time. The sums involved are relatively modest, covering two and three days a week, but Mary Waldron saw the bigger picture.
Ireland Women's squad for West Indies clashes Ireland Women's squad for West Indies clashes ZZZZ4:33 amZZZZ
Ireland name a 13-player squad for the Womenís T20s against West Indies in late May.
Six women awarded contracts Six women awarded contracts ZZZZ3:33 amZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has unveiled the recipients of their first part-time professional contracts for women cricketers.
McCollum and Singh press senior claims McCollum and Singh press senior claims ZZZZ6:40 pmZZZZ
James McCollum's hundred plus a superb all-round display from Simi Singh gave Irish supporters some cheer as they helped the Wolves beat Bangladesh by 88 runs at The Hills.
McLoughlin-Gavin stars as Bolts beat Ireland U19s McLoughlin-Gavin stars as Bolts beat Ireland U19s ZZZZ1:33 amZZZZ
Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin anchored the Leinster Lightning Bolts innings with a composed and accomplished 85 in a 23-run victory for the provincial side.
Ireland U19s name squad for Bolts encounter Ireland U19s name squad for Bolts encounter ZZZZ8:35 amZZZZ
Ireland U19s have named their squad for the first match of a season which hopefully will culminate in them qualifying for the U19 Cricket World Cup.
Bolts name squad for Ireland U19 clash Bolts name squad for Ireland U19 clash ZZZZ7:22 amZZZZ
Tom Stanton will skipper the Lightning Bolts in their match against Ireland U19's at Trinity - one of four Merrion players in the side.
Ireland step up security ahead of international clashes Ireland step up security ahead of international clashes ZZZZ8:52 pmZZZZ
Cricket Ireland has engaged a security company that specialises in counter-terrorism measures for their upcoming matches against England, West Indies and Bangladesh in Dublin.
IPL glamour to sweep into Irish cricket IPL glamour to sweep into Irish cricket ZZZZ8:47 pmZZZZ
The glamorous world of Bollywood stars and IPL legends will find a temporary home in Europeís Celtic fringes this autumn, when the first Euro T20 Bash takes place in Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Dublin.
Facts and figures from Cricket Ireland's AGM Facts and figures from Cricket Ireland's AGM ZZZZ7:18 amZZZZ
Facts and figures from 'the most challenging year ever, on and off the field', as reported at the Cricket Ireland Annual General Meeting.
O'Reilly takes break from international cricket O'Reilly takes break from international cricket ZZZZ1:40 amZZZZ
Ireland Women's hopes have been dealt a blow after they announced that Lucy O'Reilly was taking a break from the international stage.
Scotland test for Ireland Wolves Scotland test for Ireland Wolves ZZZZ10:43 pmZZZZ
While Bangladesh A are not coming to Irish shores, traditional foes Scotland have been lined up for a six-match series against Ireland Wolves.
Barnes and Tector star as England beaten Barnes and Tector star as England beaten ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
Jarred Barnes' second five-wicket haul of the tour, plus an unbeaten 82 from Jack Tector ensured another win for Pete Johnston's Academy side.
Ireland U19s line up fixtures Ireland U19s line up fixtures ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
Ireland Under 19s are busy putting together a programme of fixtures ahead of their World Cup Qualifying tournament in The Netherlands in July.
Doheny and Rock star in Academy wins Doheny and Rock star in Academy wins ZZZZ10:25 pmZZZZ
The Rush duo of Stephen Doheny and Neil Rock played starring roles as Ireland Academy recorded back-to-back wins against Gloucestershire Seconds and Bath in T20 contests.
Barnes and Tector star in convincing Irish win Barnes and Tector star in convincing Irish win ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Jarred Barnes five-wicket haul combined with Jack Tector's undefeated 94 helped Ireland Academy to an eight-wicket win against Bath in their tour opener.
Ireland U19 World Cup Qualifying fixtures confirmed Ireland U19 World Cup Qualifying fixtures confirmed ZZZZ11:19 pmZZZZ
Defending champion Ireland's European World Cup Qualifying fixtures have been confirmed.
Five awarded Emerging Player contracts Five awarded Emerging Player contracts ZZZZ5:27 amZZZZ
5 players have been awarded Emerging Player contracts by Cricket Ireland
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.
Worldwide
Denmark Dublin bound Denmark Dublin bound ZZZZ2:52 amZZZZ
Denmark will warm up for next month's European T20 tournament in Guernsey by playing five matches against Leinster Lightning Bolts at Trinity College Park.
Cricket returns to Aberdeen Cricket returns to Aberdeen ZZZZ10:04 amZZZZ
Scotlandís fixtures in ICC Menís Cricket World Cup League 2 have been announced for and they include Scotland hosting PNG and Oman in Aberdeen
World League 2 fixtures World League 2 fixtures ZZZZ4:22 amZZZZ
Dates for the first eight series of the new World Cup League 2, beginning in August 2019.
Scotland announce squad for Afghan clashes Scotland announce squad for Afghan clashes ZZZZ12:40 amZZZZ
A 14-strong squad has been selected for Scotlandís two-match One-Day International series against Afghanistan to be played at The Grange, Edinburgh.
Women's regional qualifiers get under way Women's regional qualifiers get under way ZZZZ6:42 amZZZZ
Six teams competing in EAP Qualifier and nine teams taking part in Africa Qualifier as Road to Australia 2020 and New Zealand 2021 continues. The top side in each tournament will secure a place in both ICC Womenís T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 and ICC Womenís Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2020.
Namibia and PNG secure ODI status Namibia and PNG secure ODI status ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
Namibia and Papua New Guinea join the ODI club after a remarkable day in Windhoek.
Irish Domestic
Joy of six for Anders as Bolts beat Knights Joy of six for Anders as Bolts beat Knights ZZZZ9:36 pmZZZZ
Rory Anders had the incredible figures of 6 for 6 as Lightning Bolts beat their northern counterparts the Emerging Knights by 49 runs (DLS) at College Park.
Donemana extend their lead Donemana extend their lead ZZZZ7:11 amZZZZ
Donemana extended their lead at the top of the Longís SuperValu Premiership table but the match of the day on Saturday was Strabaneís victory, by the minimum margin, over Glendermott.
Dragons start Super 3's with two wins Dragons start Super 3's with two wins ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
The 2019 Women's Super 3 Series got under way at North Kildare with the Dragons claiming two victories and the Typhoons one.
Gamble the hero as YMCA beat North County in thriller Gamble the hero as YMCA beat North County in thriller ZZZZ9:22 pmZZZZ
Bobby Gamble was the hero for YMCA hitting two sixes in the last over to beat North County and all but seal their Premiership slot later this summer.
Lightning name squad for Warriors clash Lightning name squad for Warriors clash ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
It's a familiar line-up for Leinster as they prepare to travel to Bready to play NW Warriors.
Donemana stay top with win at Ballyspallen Donemana stay top with win at Ballyspallen ZZZZ2:38 amZZZZ
Donemana cemented their place at the top of the Premier Division on Saturday on a day when rain again took a hand in proceedings across the league.
Clean sweep for Bolts against Denmark Clean sweep for Bolts against Denmark ZZZZ8:31 pmZZZZ
Leinster Bolts completed their fourth win against the touring Danes as Theo Lawson top scored in a 37-run win.
Leinster preview Leinster preview ZZZZ4:01 amZZZZ
It's a virtual shoot-out for a place in this seasonís Leinster Premier League at Balrothery today when North County meet YMCA.
Leinster and Pembroke win in Women's league Leinster and Pembroke win in Women's league ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Laura Delany hit a half century as Leinster edged out Merrion by 8 runs, while Kim Garth made 47 as Pembroke beat YMCA by five wickets despite an undefeated 84 by Kerrie Tomlinson.
NW T20 round-up NW T20 round-up ZZZZ9:10 pmZZZZ
Wins for holders Brigade, Donemana, Eglinton and Coleraine, while Ardmore prove too strong for Newbuildings in the only Championship game.
Three out of three for Cork Harlequins Three out of three for Cork Harlequins ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
Though high scoring, the tempo of this match was relaxed rather frenetic. The key was to remain disciplined and patient. That Cork Harlequins won is testimony to the unflappable temperament of their younger players and to their ability to build partnerships.
Munster sides ready to do battle again Munster sides ready to do battle again ZZZZ3:46 amZZZZ
With the league now into the fourth weekend, itís the perfect opportunity for the sides to get their season running properly.
Uddin scores 150th double hundred in Irish cricket Uddin scores 150th double hundred in Irish cricket ZZZZ9:22 pmZZZZ
Josh Uddin, late of Halverstown, Railway Union, North Kildare, Terenure and Clondalkin, had a spectacular introduction to Munster cricket last weekend, scoring 215 for Co Kerry 2nds against Limerick 2nds at Adare. According to the most comprehensive records, his innings was the 150th double century yet recorded in Irish cricket.
Shields hopes for a return of the good times Shields hopes for a return of the good times ZZZZ10:45 pmZZZZ
It's all change at Comber this year with a new 50-over captain and no fewer than four signings, and North Down have hit the ground running as they target a return to the top half of the league table.
Templepatrick planning season of celebrations Templepatrick planning season of celebrations ZZZZ11:05 amZZZZ
Templepatrick Cricket Club will be hoping for a successful 2019 season as the club celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Lazars joins Muckamore Lazars joins Muckamore ZZZZ8:58 pmZZZZ
All-rounder Steve Lazars has joined Muckamore after spending the 2018 season at Ardmore.
Super 3 fixtures released Super 3 fixtures released ZZZZ11:28 pmZZZZ
The Super 3 schedule for the summer has been revealed, and in an attempt to spread the women's cricket gospel, the teams will be heading north for the second time in the competition, to Holywood.
Super 3 squads named Super 3 squads named ZZZZ3:48 amZZZZ
The squads have been confirmed for the 2019 Super 3 season, with a number of new faces in the camps.
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.
Jersey
The six captains for this year's Fairway Group Super League
3rd year for Fairway Group Super League 3rd year for Fairway Group Super League ZZZZ4:20 amZZZZ
The Fairway Group Super League starts on 12 May with the maximum 90 players signing up within just a week.
Under 19 World Cup Qualifier Under 19 World Cup Qualifier ZZZZ4:31 amZZZZ
The Under 19 World Cup Europe Qualifier 2019 will be hosted in Netherlands between 26 July and 1 August.
T20 World Cup Europe Final T20 World Cup Europe Final ZZZZ4:19 amZZZZ
Jersey will play against five other teams in Guernsey between 15th and 20th June.
T20 Inter Insular Trophy T20 Inter Insular Trophy ZZZZ4:07 amZZZZ
InfrasoftTech announce continued support for T20 Inter Insular Trophy to be held on 31 May and 1 June.
Three Jersey cricketers in Hampshire squad Three Jersey cricketers in Hampshire squad ZZZZ11:05 pmZZZZ
Will Perchard, Stan Norman & Charley Webster have joined the Hampshire Under 14 squad for 2019.
Jersey launches Girls Cricket Academy Jersey launches Girls Cricket Academy ZZZZ1:32 amZZZZ
This month sees the launch of a new Girls Cricket Academy programme and the return of the Spring Term Cricket Courses, sponsored by Rathbones.
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