Irish sport’s most capped international team sportsperson, Kevin O’Brien, has announced his retirement from international cricket.
16 August 2022
A disciplined bowling performance followed by a 90-run opening stand between Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien helped Ireland to a seven-wicket win in the first of three T20Is against the UAE.
7 October 2021
15 years after Kevin O’Brien stepped onto the field at Stormont to play in his first One Day International for Ireland, the legendary all-rounder has called time on his 50-over international career, leaving behind a record-breaking and enviable playing history that has made him a household name around the cricket world.
18 June 2021
Ireland Men’s captain Andrew Balbirnie and teammate Kevin O’Brien were involved in a press conference.
6 January 2021
Who would have predicted that: Paul Stirling and Kevin O'Brien restrict Pakistan to a tie despite Hafeez ton
Pakistan were on the tour of Scotland and Ireland in 2013. After they won their first match against Scotland
22 July 2020
Until yesterday, only 13 cricketers in the world had hit an international century in all three formats of the game. Now it is 14, with Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien adding his name to that list.
8 October 2019
The last few days have brought mixed fortunes for Kevin O’Brien - undoubtedly one of Ireland’s finest-ever all-rounders, his recent personal achievements in the T20I series against Afghanistan have been balanced by the teams defeat in all three matches, however the 34-year old Dubliner is in a contemplative yet optimistic mood.
25 February 2019
Ireland’s newest opening pairing of Ireland Captain Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien put on a record partnership in setting a competitive total, but Scotland powered their way to victory latest encounter in the T20I Quadrangular Tournament at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman.
15 February 2019
Less than 24-hours after featuring in the second T20 International against India at Malahide Kevin O’Brien has flown out to join his new teammates at the Edmonton Royals, one of six teams competing in the 2018 Global T20 Canada competition.
2 July 2018
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
For scoring a majestic 180 run knock in the first One-Day Internationa against Australia in Melbourne, England opening batsman Jason Roy is named the Cricket World Player of the Week.
15 January 2018
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the Cricket World Player of the Week for registering his maiden 10-wicket haul that put his team in the course of a dramatic victory in the first Test against England at Lord's.
18 July 2016
For registering the best figure by a South African bowler in One-Day Internationals in the tri-series encounter against West Indies in St Kitts, Imran Tahir is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
20 June 2016
Ireland have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their one-off One-Day International against Australia on Thursday with middle-order batsman Kevin O'Brien set to miss the game due to a hamstring injury.
26 August 2015
The associate teams are playing exceptionally well at this World Cup, without conceding a single one-sided match so far. In fact, the Ireland-United Arab Emirates and Scotland-Afghanistan fixtures were both the closest thrillers at this World Cup.
1 March 2015
Ireland all-rounder, Kevin O'Brien has been fined 30 percent of his match fees for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during his side's two-wicket win over United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
25 February 2015
Richie Berrington hit his maiden One-Day International century but ended up on the losing side as Ireland won the second game against Scotland by three wickets in Dublin.
10 September 2014
Debutant Craig Young took five wickets and captain Kevin O'Brien then struck an unbeaten half-century as Ireland beat Scotland by seven wickets in the first One-Day International in Dublin.
8 September 2014
All-rounder Kevin O'Brien will captain Ireland when they host Scotland for a three-match One-Day International series in Malahide next month.
21 August 2014
There was a slightly farcical end, but Ireland nevertheless registered their second win of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 as they remain favourites to qualify from Group B for the Super 10s.
19 March 2014