The Pakistan cricket team practice ahead of the the final Pool B game against Ireland at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Even if Ireland fail to make the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup they and the other non-Test playing nations have shown enough promise to wa(...)

Rahat Ali is mobbed by his Pakistan team-mates. Photograph: AFP

Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup revival continued with a 29-run Duckworth/Lewis win in a close encounter against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday — a(...)

Mohammad Irfan took four wickets as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs at The Gabba in their World Cup Pool B clash. Phorograph - AFP

Mohammad Irfan extracted steep bounce from the Gabba pitch to pick up four wickets as Pakistan secured their first victory at the World Cup by beating(...)

Denesh Ramdin celebrates after taking a catch in the West Indies comprehensive 151 run victory over Pakistan in Christchurch. (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

The West Indies answered their critics as they battered Pakistan on both sides of the ball to get their World Cup campaign up and running with a 151-r(...)

Mohammad Sufyan Ahmed (2) from Clonee on the recieving end of a bowl from the world’s tallest international cricketer (7ft 1) Mohammad Irfan, of the Pakistan national cricket team, during a visit by members of the team to the Castaheany Educate Together National School, in Ongar. Photograph: Alan Betson

Three members of Pakistan’s cricket team, who are in Ireland for a series of one-day internationals, were mobbed by excited crowds as(...)

Pakistan’s 7ft 1in opening bowler Mohammad Irfan walks out to train at Castle Avenue in Clontarf. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Although World Cup qualification remains at the forefront of summer ambitions for Ireland, a first victory ov(...)