On his record 227th cap for Ireland, Andrew White celebrates taking a wicket  with Andrew McBrine, who took the catch, and Nick Larkin in the one-day game against Sri Lanka ‘A’ at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Wicket-keeper Stuart Poynter looks set to make a late run for potential inclusion in Ireland’s squad for next year’s World Cup after he scored a st(...)

 Ed Joyce in action for Sussex. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

England selector Angus Fraser believes Ed Joyce would have stood a great chance of making his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in today’s first(...)

 Cricket Ireland have put on hold talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board over a potential tour of the country following an attack by Taliban militants at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.  Photograph: Rehan Khanepa

Talks between Cricket Ireland and the Pakistan Cricket Board on a potential three-match One-Day International series in Pakistan this September have b(...)

A packed Malahide Cricket Ground last year for the visit of England. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/Rowland White

Ireland will top and tail next summer with games against England and Australia after announcing that both sides will travel here for One-Day Internati(...)

An Irish fan waits for the game between Ireland and Sri Lanka to start in Castle Avenue. Photograph: Presseye/Rowland White/Inpho

The RSA Insurance ODI between Ireland and Sri Lanka at Clontarf today was abandoned due to the weather. Heavy rain which left the surrounds of the squ(...)

Sri Lanka wicket-keeper Dinesh Chandimal celebrates with Ajantha Mendis after Ireland captain William Porterfield was caught by Kusal Perera off the spinner’s bowling during the RSA Insurance One-Day International in Clontarf. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland captain William Porterfield has backed his side to bounce back from a batting horror show in the second encounter against Sri Lanka at Castle (...)

 Ed Joyce has been in outstanding form for  Sussex ahead of Ireland’s games against Sri Lanka in Clontarf this week. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Ireland v Sri Lanka, Castle Avenue, Clontarf, Tuesday, 10.45am With less than 10 months to Ireland’s third appearance at a 50-overs World Cup a(...)

Kevin O’Brien: his 98 for Leinster Lighting against North West Warriors at Milverton came from 67 deliveries and featured 11 fours and three sixes to put his side ahead on DL calculations as the rain arrived. Photograph: Surjeet Kumar/Inpho

A 187-run fifth wicket stand between Kevin O’Brien and Andrew Balbirnie helped Leinster Lightning win the opening game of the Interprovincial 50-over (...)

 Ed Joyce: believes Ireland have an excellent chance against Sri Lanka as conditions will not be to their liking. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland coach Phil Simmons has kept to the players that took part in the recent World Twenty20 in his 13-strong squad to take on Sri Lanka in t(...)

Ireland skipper Isobel Joyce: her four overs went for just 17 runs. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s debut at the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh yesterday ended in a 42-run defeat to New Zealand in a game where Iso(...)