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(...)

Tim Murtagh (L) is back in the Ireland side after recovering from a hamstring injury. Photograph: Inpho

The road to Test cricket starts for Ireland and new coach John Bracewell at Malahide t oday when they open their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a (...)

Ireland’s Ed Joyce: has the highest T20 batting average for his country – 30.84 in all games and 33.75 in internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland duo Ed Joyce and Tim Murtagh have announced their retirement from international T20 cricket with immediate effect. Sussex captain Joyce, who h(...)

Andrew Balbirnie and the Ireland squad enjoy a game of rugby during a squad training session at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney, Australia.  Photograph: Barry Chambers/INPHO

Cricket is wont to putting things in boxes; categorising and breaking down specialist skills and disciplines to the nth degree. And when it comes t(...)

William Porterfield, in his third tournament, will lead Ireland in the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. (Photograph: Peter Parks /AFP/Getty Images)

WILLIAM PORTERFIELD (Warwickshire) LH bat Age: 30. Caps: 193 (ODI: 73) Runs: 6038 runs @ 31.95 (ODI: 2,137 @ 30.97) Captain for a second time a(...)

Max Sorensen has been called up to Ireland’s  Cricket World Cup squad in place of Tim Murtagh, who broke a foot in training. Photograph:  Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Middlesex opening bowler Tim Murtagh has been ruled out of Ireland’s upcoming World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand after it was confirmed t(...)