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.
Cricket Ireland has today named four squads that will compete in a Quadrangular tournament in Oman in February, and play a nine-match, multi-format series against Afghanistan in India starting on 21 February.
Irish internationals Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien look ahead to new challenges on the eve of joining the Kandahar Knights, a franchise team established for the inaugural year of the Afghanistan Premier League (APL) T20 competition.
Former New Zealand batsman Luke Ronchi is named the Cricket World Player of the Week for his scintillating 94-run knock of 39 deliveries for Islamabad United in the Qualifier 1 game against Karachi Kings in Dubai.
For scoring a blistering 126 run unbeaten knock in the Eliminator contest of the Bangladesh Premier League against Khulna Titans in Dhaka, Rangpur Riders' opening batsman Chris Gayle is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Ireland opening batsman Paul Stirling has been named the Cricket World Player of the Week for his consistent performances against Afghanistan in the ongoing One-Day International series in Greater Noida.