Oman celebrate their victory over Ireland during the ICC World Twenty20  at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, India. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/IDI via Getty Images

Ireland got a taste of what they have dished out to bigger teams over the years as they suffered a a shock two-wicket defeat to Oman in their ICC Worl(...)

Indian security personnel stand alert ahead of the World T20 cricket tournament at The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland will be looking to put some decidedly shaky form behind them over the next five days in India in a bid to make it past the first round of the (...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield and opening parner Andrew Balbirnie after their unbeaten stand of 122 in the 10-wicket World Twenty20 warm-up win over Hong Kong in Dharamsala, India. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Skipper William Porterfield hit an unbeaten 75 from just 36 deliveries as Ireland beat Hong Kong by 10 wickets in their first World Twenty 20 warm-up (...)

Boyd Rankin has been named in Ireland’s squad for next month’s T20 World Cup in India. Photograph: Getty

Ireland have named an experienced 15-man squad for the next month’s ICC World Twenty20 in India, with captain William Porterfield one of five players (...)

Niall O’Brien has 50 dismissals so far in the Intercontinental Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s quest for Test status moved a step closer after they completed a 145 run win on the final day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash agains(...)

William Porterfield helped Ireland declare on a mammoth total of 570 for six against Namibia. Photograph: Donall Famer/Inpho

Ireland completed a resounding win over Namibia as they bowled out the hosts to win their ICC Intercontinental Cup game by an innings and 107 runs in (...)

Tim Murtagh took four wickets to help Ireland move in on victory against Namibia in their Intercontinental Cup  game in Windhiek. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland closed in on a second straight innings victory on day three of their Intercontinental Cup clash in Windhoek on Monday. William Porterfield’s s(...)

George Dockrell claimed his 200th international wicket on the opening day of Ireland’s Intercontinental Cup clash with Namibia in Windhoek. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland will be the happier of the two teams despite a stubborn last wicket stand after the first day’s play of their Intercontinental Cup clash again(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh took a career-best four for 32 with the ball to dismiss Zimbabwe for just 187

Tim Murtagh shone with bat and ball as Ireland secured a consolation win in the third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Harare. After losing t(...)

Ireland’s John Mooney celebrates taking a wicket with team-mates at Malahide.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan.

A morning batting collapse that saw them lose their last seven wickets for just 72 runs proved just a temporary aberration as Ireland’s bowlers reduce(...)