Ireland

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DUBLIN – Cricket Ireland this evening advised that 22-year old Nathan Smith has withdrawn from the Test Match squad, and selectors have called up Craig Young as cover ahead of Friday’s Test Match.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

Cricket Ireland Secure Record Global TV Broadcast Deal

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.
27 April 2018

Venue change for first game of Inter-Provincial Championships

DUBLIN – The venue for the first match of the 2018 Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Championships on 1 May 2018 has been moved from Oak Hill to Pembroke Cricket Club.
24 April 2018

New App brings Domestic Cricket in Ireland to Fans Fingertips

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.
20 April 2018

Cricket Ireland Announce Intra-Squad Teams

Cricket Ireland today announced the Intra-Squad teams that will play two 2-day warm-up games in late April.
18 April 2018

KNCB to Host T20I Tri Series with Ireland and Scotland in 2018

The Royal Dutch Cricket Association (KNCB) today has announced that it will host the national teams from Scotland and Ireland for a T20I Tri Series in the summer of 2018
3 April 2018

Murtagh released from Ireland squad

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.
30 March 2018

Ireland Men's squad announced for Somerset match

Cricket Ireland today announced a 13-man Ireland squad for the upcoming four-day match against Somerset County Cricket Club (6-9 April 2018) at County Ground, Taunton.
29 March 2018

30K Injection in Junior and Youth Cricket

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.
26 March 2018

English opposition announced for Ireland Wolves pre-season campaign

Cricket Ireland has today named a strong Ireland Wolves squad to face English opposition ahead of a big summer of cricket.
26 March 2018