Ireland captain William Porterfield made a century on the final day of the Intercontinental Cup clash against the UAE in Sharjah. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho/ICC

Ireland captain William Porterfield defended his decision not to enforce the follow-on against the United Arab Emirates in Sharjah yesterday as(...)

UAE's Mohammed Naveed bowls to Ireland captain  William Porterfield on the first day of the Intercontinental Cup clash in Sharjah. Photograph:  Barry Chambers/ICC/Inpho

Ireland made the perfect start to their season in Sharjah yesterday as they dominated the opening day of their Intercontinental Cup clash with (...)