Ireland’s William Porterfield and Paul Stirling in action during the InterContinental Cup match against UAE at Malahide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

John Bracewell’s first day at the office as Ireland cricket coach in Malahide proved a record-breaking one as Ed Joyce broke both individual and natio(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield and Paul Stirling congratulate each other in Malahide. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

John Bracewell’s first day at the office as Ireland cricket coach in Malahide proved a record-breaking one as Ed Joyce broke both individual and na(...)

Tim Murtagh (L) is back in the Ireland side after recovering from a hamstring injury. Photograph: Inpho

The road to Test cricket starts for Ireland and new coach John Bracewell at Malahide t oday when they open their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a (...)

In July’s qualifiers 14 nations will bid for six places at next year’s finals in India

Ireland will host 30 of the 51 matches in July’s World Twenty20 Qualifier where 14 nations will bid for six places at next year’s finals in India.Irel(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson (above),  Andy McBrine (42) and Stuart Thompson (41) made contributions which grew in importance as the day wore on. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster Lightning’s unbeaten record in the Interprovincial Championship is under serious pressure following the first day of their three-day game wit(...)

Kevin Pietersen hit a career-best 326 not out for Surrey in their match against Leicestershire at The Oval as he continues to try and earn a recall to the England Test side.  File photograph: Tony Marshall/PA

Leinster Lightning open the defence of their Interprovincial Championship crown against the North West Warriors at Castle Avenue this morning (11am) w(...)

England coach Peter Moores, whose tenure seems to be coming to an end, leaves Malahide Cricket Club after his side’s ODI against Ireland was washed out. Photograph: Getty

Storm clouds – for Ireland literal, England metaphoric – summed up a bizarre and frustrating day of cricket at Malahide on Friday, with just 18 ove(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield: “Everything we are doing is about winning.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

The sub-plots surrounding today’s Royal London One-Day International between Ireland and England at Malahide bubbled away furiously yesterday, just(...)

John Bracewell: “I’ve played the sit in a leather chair behind a big desk sort of thing and thought while it looks good, it might seem comfortable, I actually don’t feel good, it doesn’t feel natural to me. I’d rather have a hammer than a pencil.” Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Everyone, it seems, wants a piece of Joe Schmidt and Ireland’s new cricket coach John Bracewell has added himself to that list.“I can’t wait to meet (...)

Pakistan are set to host Zimbabwe in a series of games at the Gaddafi  Stadium in Lahore in May, the first time a Test-playing nation has toured the country since 2009. Photo:  Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom has described news that Pakistan will host Zimbabwe in a series of international games in Lahore nex(...)