Cricket Ireland, Cricket Scotland and the La Manga Club have partnered together to create a European Cricket Performance Centre - the first of its kind in the continent - at the world-famous sports venue.
Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been handed an official reprimand from the International Cricket Council for breaching the code of conduct during the fourth One-Day International against Ireland in Belfast.
Ed Joyce scored a career-best unbeaten 160 as Ireland posted a target of 266 runs and went on to restrict Afghanistan to 253 for nine, thereby securing 12-run victory in the fifth and final One-Day International in Belfast which levelled the series 2-2.
Dinesha Devnarain will captain South Africa Women on their tour of Ireland in August as four players - including new skipper Dane van Niekerk - are unavailable due to their participation in the Kia Women's Super League.
Ed Joyce scored a brilliant unbeaten century as he along with Kevin O'Brien helped Ireland chase down 237 runs with six wickets in hand in the third One-Day International against Afghanistan in Belfast.
A disciplined effort from Afghanistan bowlers bowled Ireland out for 211 runs in 48.2 overs and successfully defended a total of 250, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series with a 39-run win in the first One-Day International in Belfast.