Ireland Tour of UAE 2021
Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: UAE vs Ireland 2021 - 2nd ODI
The 2nd ODI of the 4-match series between UAE and Ireland will be played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Interview with Ireland's Lorcan Tucker ahead of UAE and Afghanistan series'
With the approach of the first competitive international of 2021, Ireland Men’s wicketkeeper Lorcan Tucker spoke about the last 12 months, feeling more comfortable at international level
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie's quarantine birthday and first interview ahead of UAE and Afghanistan series
All of Ireland Men’s players and support staff have successfully completed their initial quarantine and testing protocols after their arrival in Abu Dhabi last Sunday, and have held their first outdoor training session
Ireland v UAE Press Conference (Including Raza, Balbirnie & O'Brien)
Ireland Men’s captain Andrew Balbirnie and teammate Kevin O’Brien were involved in a press conference.
UAE v Ireland 2nd ODI rescheduled after positive COVID-19 test
Emirates Cricket Board has advised Cricket Ireland of a further UAE player has tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequently, the two cricket bodies have agreed to postpone tomorrow’s scheduled match until Saturday 16 January 2021.
Stirling stars with bat despite a successful chase from UAE in 1st ODI
A Paul Stirling unbeaten century – his second in consecutive ODI innings – positioned Ireland well in the first one-day international today, but a clinical run chase by UAE saw the home side achieve its first-ever ODI win over a Full Member.
Neil Rock looks forward to a massive learning experience ahead of UAE series
Following daily training sessions in 30-degree heat over the last few days, the Irish squad had a rest day as part of their build-up to the one-day international series against UAE starting Friday.
Gareth Delany believes 2020 was actually a good year for Ireland Cricket
After an unexpected downpour of rain washed out training yesterday, the Irish squad has just completed a centre-wicket practice and returned to their isolated team hotel.
Curtis Campher reflects on UAE v Ireland 1st ODI
After his eye-catching international debut for Ireland against England in July 2020, Curtis Campher once more displayed his all-round skills during the first one-day international against UAE last Friday.
Sensational Simi Singh spins Ireland to victory over UAE
A brilliant maiden half-century, followed by a maiden five wicket haul in one-day internationals by Simi Singh led Ireland to a comprehensive 112-run win over UAE today to square the series 1-1.
Saturday's ODI suspended, hopes for Monday United Arab Emirates vs Ireland
While the Emirates Cricket Board has encouragingly reported there are still no new cases of COVID-19 amongst its playing staff, UAE public health directives will still not permit a resumption of competitive action
Tomorrow's ODI suspended between UAE v Ireland
Emirates Cricket Board and Cricket Ireland have agreed that tomorrow’s ODI will be suspended, with discussions ongoing about rescheduling of suspended matches. While no new cases have been reported, the suspension of tomorrow's game is in line with UAE Department of Health directives.
Injury forces change to Irish squad ahead of UAE series
Paceman David Delany is returning home to Ireland after complaining of knee pain following training in Abu Dhabi, with Josh Little flying out to join the squad tomorrow.
Shane Getkate and Conor Olphert fly out to join squad in Abu Dhabi
Irish international Shane Getkate and North West Warriors Conor Olphert have flown out to join the Ireland Men’s squad ahead of the second ODI tomorrow.
Craig Young says Cricket Ireland will come back stronger
Ireland’s Craig Young admits to there being a strange atmosphere to the tour so far, but is keen to use the time to find his rhythm to be ready for the next match – whenever that may be.
UAE v Ireland: Further positive COVID-19 tests sees Tuesday's ODI suspended
Emirates Cricket Board has advised Cricket Ireland of a further four players who have tested positive for COVID-19
Good news for Ireland as go-ahead given for one-day international against UAE
UAE authorities have given the go-ahead for the UAE squad to resume competitive action, and a second men’s one-day international between UAE and Ireland will be played tomorrow (18 January)