Ireland

Draw for the second round of the Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup and Clear Currency National Cup

DUBLIN - Cricket Ireland today undertook the draw for the second round of both the Clear Currency Irish Senior Cup and Clear Currency National Cup.
24 May 2018
 

Ed Joyce announces immediate retirement from all forms of cricket

DUBLIN – Ed Joyce has announced his retirement from playing all forms of international and domestic cricket. He will take up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach in the Irish performance system.
24 May 2018

Cricket World Player of the Week - Kevin O'Brien - Ireland

Ireland's Kevin O'Brien is the Cricket World Player of the Week. Although Ireland lost their inaugural Test match against Pakistan, Kevin O'Brien scored a debut Test hundred and Ireland’s first individual player Test century.
16 May 2018

Pakistan win Historic First Test Match against Ireland

On the fifth and final day of Ireland’s historic first Test match, there was no fairy tale finish for Ireland, as Pakistan won by five wickets in this one off Test match. Some great cricket, some rock and roll and some interesting weather, all made up for an intriguing contest.
15 May 2018

Cricket Ireland Audio - Kevin O'Brien Test Hundred

Cricket Ireland AUDIO -- End of Day Four Kevin O'Brien Test Hundred
14 May 2018

Cricket Ireland AUDIO End of Day Four - Stuart Thompson, William Porterfield

Ireland v Pakistan - Day Four - Stuart Thompson, William Porterfield audio interview
14 May 2018

Kevin O'Brien scores Ireland's first Test Hundred

A fantastic debut Test Hundred by Kevin O'Brien for Cricket Ireland against Pakistan in their inaugural Test Match at Malahide CC, Ireland
14 May 2018

Green stripes go missing from the Pakistan Test kit, social media abuzz

The Pakistan cricket team is currently part of a historic Test match being played in Dublin which is Ireland’s debut Test and a milestone in cricketing history.
14 May 2018

Is Climate Change affecting cricket in the UK and Ireland?

Today was to be a historic moment for Irish cricket playing their first ever Test match, against Pakistan, at Malahide CC, in Dublin.
11 May 2018

Ireland v Pakistan Test Match Preview - Shades of Green

A historic moment awaits Irish cricket, when it plays its first ever Test match, by hosting Pakistan at The Village, Malahide, Dublin, this morning.
11 May 2018

Ireland's Test debut the fruition of a long-term ambition

Friday 11 May 2018 is a day that will go down in the cricket history books, marking the first day Ireland stepped onto the field of play in a Test match. Bangladesh were the last team to make a Test debut 17 and a half years ago and now we will have two Test debutants – Ireland and Afghanistan – in quick succession.
10 May 2018

Surrey confirms Virat Kohli not available for the first T20I against Ireland

Virat Kohli will not play in the 1st T20I against Ireland as he is committed to playing County cricket for Surrey CCC.
10 May 2018

Injury forces Nathan Smith to withdraw from Test Match squad, Craig Young to join squad on Thursday

DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland this evening advised that 22-year old Nathan Smith has withdrawn from the Test Match squad, and selectors have called up Craig Young as cover ahead of Friday’s Test Match.
9 May 2018

Ireland ready for historic first Test against Pakistan

Ireland prepare to play against Pakistan at Malahide in Dublin from Friday in what will be a momentous first Test match for a country with a rich tradition of the game.
9 May 2018

Cricket Ireland agrees online radio partnership with Guerilla Cricket to cover historic first Test Match

DUBLIN - Cricket Ireland today announced that Guerilla Cricket online radio station has won the ball-by-ball rights to cover the upcoming Test Match between Ireland and Pakistan, starting 11 May 2018.
4 May 2018

14-man squad named for the historic first Ireland Men's Test Match

DUBLIN - Cricket Ireland today announced the 14-man squad for the historic first Ireland Men’s Test Match against Pakistan at a press conference today
4 May 2018

2018 Toyota Super 3's kicks off with a big T20 weekend of action

A big summer of women’s cricket in Ireland gets underway this Friday with the start of the 2018 Toyota Super 3’s Series.
4 May 2018

Ciara Metcalfe Encouraging the Next Generation

Ciara Metcalfe is a name well-known to Irish women’s cricket fans. She has been part of the Ireland set-up since her debut in 1999 and has appeared 84 times for the senior women’s team across a range of formats
1 May 2018

Cricket Ireland Members confirm Aideen Rice as new Cricket Ireland President - the first woman President for the sport

DUNDALK – The Members of Cricket Ireland have confirmed Aideen Rice as the new President of Cricket Ireland – becoming the first woman to hold the role since the organisation (originally called the Irish Cricket Union) was established in 1923.
30 April 2018

"Pakistan has a better bowling attack than England" : Mohammad Zahid

So, Pakistan are back in England again as they prepare for the only Test against Ireland and then a 2-match series against England. To be honest, I do not expect much of a challenge for Sarfaraz Ahmed and Co. in the match against Ireland.
28 April 2018