Ireland captain William Porterfield will win his 200th cap at the forthcoming One-Day International in Malahide. Photograph: Rowland White/INPHO

Cricket Ireland intend to have a new coach in place for the Royal London One-Day International against England at Malahide on May 8th, as they reac(...)

England’s James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies’ Denesh Ramdin in the First Test  in Antigua to break the record for the most Test wickets as an England player previously held by Ian Botham. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/Action Images via Reuters

It had been a long time coming and for a while, as West Indies batted defiantly through the second half of the final day in pursuit of a draw in the f(...)

Ireland face England in a one day international at Malahide next month. Photograph: Sportsfile

Ireland welcome England to Malahide on Friday, May 8th for a one-day international with the gap between the two sides arguably the closest it has e(...)

Ian Bell’s 22nd Test Match century gave England control on the first day against the West Indies in Antigua. Photograph: Afp

Two teams, one of them, England, down on their uppers these past six months or so and under intense scrutiny and the other labelled mediocre by the EC(...)

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 (...)