Warren Deutrom, Cricket Ireland Chief Executive, says the search for Ireland’s new head coach will be fast-trackd. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

Cricket Ireland are hoping to fast-track the appointment of a new head coach after it was confirmed on Friday that Phil Simmons will take charge of We(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons looks set to take over the West Indies job. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Phil Simmons is expected to sign a contract to take over as West Indies coach in the coming days, bringing an end to a successful eight-year term with(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield celebrates his century with team-mate Gary Wilson during the World Cup Pool B match against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Ireland’s World Cup adventure ended in a slightly bizarre fashion at the Adelaide Oval yesterday evening with Pakistan’s normally free-hitting Umar(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield  celebrates his century with team-mate  Gary Wilson during the  World Cup Pool B match against  Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Captain William Porterfield revealed his pride at Ireland’s efforts during the World Cup as they narrowly missed out on qualifying for the knockout ph(...)

At 7’ 1” Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan will present the Ireland batsman with a serious test in the Pool B encounter between the sides at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Photograph:   Fiona Goodall/AFP/Getty Images

They call Adelaide the ‘City of Churches’ but Ireland go into tomorrow’s final Pool B game against Pakistan with more than a wing and a prayer of mak(...)

Younis Khan wants Pakistan to beat Ireland as a tribute to former coach Bob Woolmer, who died the day after Pakistan lost to Ireland at the 2007 World Cup in Jamaica. Photograph:   Nigel Marple/Reuters

Pakistan batsman Younis Khan wants his side to put in a big performance in Sunday’s Pool B showdown against Ireland at the Adelaide Oval as a (...)

Alex Cusack of Ireland is congratulated by team-mates after getting the wicket of Zimbabwe’s Tawanda Mupariwa to secure a five-run victory during the World Cup Pool B game in Hobart. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Even though Ireland claimed a third win in four World Cup games in a tense five-run last-over finish against Zimbabwe in Hobart on Saturday, they are(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons believes his side have the edge over Zimbabwe ahead of the World Cup Pool B meeting between the sides in Hobart. Photograph:  Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Having been in the Southern Hemisphere for over a month now, Ireland’s cricketers must have thought they were fully acclimatised.Yet the flight across(...)

Ireland’s Gary Wilson in action against the UAE during Wednesday’s World Cup Pool B victory at the Gabba, Brisbane Cricket Ground. Photograph: Tertius Pickard/Inpho

Ireland will depart for Australia’s capital Canberra today with four points tucked away nicely in their luggage, but also some unwanted excess baggag(...)

George Dockrell celebrates scoring the winning runs in Ireland’s two-wicket victory over the United Arab Emirates at the Gabba. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images

It may have eluded our politicians to date but Ireland’s cricketers took full advantage of a bail-in along with sundry other gifts, to make it two wi(...)