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Ireland will look to reverse the recent history between them and Afghanistan when their three match T20I series gets underway in India on Thursday.
Ireland arrived in India ahead of a nine-match series against Afghanistan starting on Thursday. Top-order batter Andrew Balbirnie spoke about the Oman series, Stuart Poynter’s six and feeling old.
The NCU has announced that Knights Coach Simon Johnston's role has been expanded to include all areas of the Union's performance pathway.
The Northern Cricket Union has announced the appointment of Wayne Hughes to the newly created role of School and Club Engagement Officer while the process to recruit the Club and Partnership Development Officer position is still ongoing and the Union is not in a position to make an announcement about that position at this time.
Details 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.
Latest round-up from around the Antipodes with plenty of action to report on another bust seven days across the grades.
JAMES Shannon will not be joining up with the Ireland squad in India as he still has not recovered from the shoulder injury sustained on the Ireland Wolves tour last month.
Pics by Ian Jacobs as Ireland win off the last ball courtesy of a Stuart Poynter six
STUART POYNTER produced a dream ending to the Oman T20i quadrangular tournament for Ireland with a mighty last-ball six to mid-wicket that saw the Boys in Green snatch a thrilling one-wicket victory over the Netherlands in Muscat.
 Paul Stirling post-match interviewIreland captain Paul Stirling reflects on the win over the Netherlands and the tournament itself.
Ireland’s wicket-keeper Stuart Poynter struck a miraculous six over mid-wicket off the last ball as Ireland won its final encounter of the T20I Quadrangular Tournament against the Netherlands.
Even a record opening stand of 115 between Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien was not enough to prevent Ireland falling to defeat by Scotland in their second game of the Twenty20 quadrangular tournament in Oman.
Ian Jacobs pics as Scotland beat Ireland by six wickets chasing down 180 to win with relative ease.
KEVIN O’BRIEN and Paul Stirling shared a record stand for Ireland in T20 internationals in Muscat but it wasn’t enough to stop Scotland easing to a six-wicket victory that leaves the old rivals level on one win each after two games of the quadrangular tournament.
Northern Knights Head Coach Simon Johnston and NCU Development Officer Callum Atkinson are leading a 'warm-weather' training camp for seven of the NCU's up and coming young players at La Manga over this weekend.