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.
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
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.
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.
Cricket Ireland today announced three major deals that will see the marquee Ireland Men’s national team matches reach the largest ever global television audience for an Irish event – sporting or otherwise.
Cricket Ireland, in partnership with the Australian-based InteractSport, has launched a new smartphone app, My Cricket Ireland – which is set to revolutionise fan engagement with domestic cricket across Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Cricket Ireland has today announced that Tim Murtagh has been released from the Ireland Men’s squad and will return to Middlesex County Cricket Club duties, after receiving a request from Middlesex team management.
Cricket Ireland today announced a €30,000 injection of funding - and launched a new structure - for junior and youth cricket in Ireland that aims to increase participation and enjoyment of the sport for children across the 32 counties.