Australia’s Mitchell Starc celebrates with teammates after dismissing Afghanistan’s Zadran Najibullah during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match in Perth. Photograph: Theron Kirkman

David Warner top-scored as Australia piled up the World Cup’s highest ever total en route to victory by the widest margin in tournament history, again(...)

Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shahzad plays a shot as United Arab Emirates wicketkeeper Swapnil Patil watches during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match. Photograph: Ross Setford/AP

Ahmed Shehzad anchored Pakistan’s innings and his bowlers then ensured UAE never seriously challenged it as their World Cup hopes continued for anothe(...)

Ireland have confirmed that a speculated tour of Pakistan is an option. Photograph: Michael Bradley/Getty Images

Pakistan after confirmation talks have re-opened over a possible tour of the strife-torn nation.Cricket(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice now has Paul Galvin and Colm Cooper ro add to last year’s panel. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) for Harrington, and expects his Honda Classic triumph to be a career changer. Cricket: Dockrell says(...)

“That’s some unique s**t, man” was supposedly LeBron James’s reaction to being presented with a chart of every shot he had taken over the previous five seasons.   Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters.

(...), soccer and cricket. European soccer attendance was markedly low. Arsenal, Manchester United, AC Milan and(...)

Eamonn Coughlan: The Seanad’s own former Olympic athlete sent his best wishes to soon-to-be octogenarian Ronnie Delany. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) mentioned, while there was mighty praise for the Irish cricket team’s derring-do in the World Cup. Then the(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa’s captain AB de Villiers for 24 runs during the  World Cup match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters

(...) to Irish cricket for almost 50 years. He has a great way with people and is one of the best story(...)

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Shaharyar Khan says Ireland are interested in a future tour. Photograph: Arif Ali/Getty Images

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan claims Ireland are interested in a tour of the(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa captain AB de Villiers  during the World Cup Pool B match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters 2:10

Skipper William Porterfield believes Ireland cannot afford to dwell on Tuesday’s 201-run mauling at the hands of South Africa’s big-game batsmen in Ho(...)

Ireland lose by 201 runs to South Africa 2:10

(...) by 201 runs in Canberra at the Cricket World Cup. Video: ICC/Reuters(...)