Kevin O’Brien: yesterday named the international player of the year in the Cricket Ireland awards. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s potential route to the 2019 50-over World Cup in England and Wales looks tougher than ever following the latest International Cricket Counc(...)

England’s Moeen Ali wears wristbands supporting Gaza and Palestine during the third cricket test match against India at the Rose Bowl cricket ground in Southampton.   Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Moeen Ali must stop wearing his ‘Save Gaza’ and ‘Free Palestine’ wristbands while playing for England, the International Cricket Council has decided.(...)

 James Anderson  celebrates dismissing Murali Vijay of India during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord’s . Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

James Anderson is set to learn tomorrow the date for the full hearing into the allegation that he “abused and pushed” India all-rounder Ravindra Jade(...)

 Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and former Sussex player Naveed Arif have been charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board under its anti-corruption code, and both men have been provisionally suspended from the sport. Photograph: Clive Gee/PA Wire

Former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naved Arif have been charged with match-fixing offences by the England and Wales Cricket Board. The ECB announce(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson lies on the ground after making his ground to secure the bye that gave Ireland a three-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photograph: Surjeet/Inpho

What looked like an easy-going parade to victory turned into a frantic last-ball win for Ireland yesterday as they opened their World Twenty20 camp(...)

 David Warner of Australia bats during day four of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George’s Cricket Stadium.  Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

Australia batsman David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after questioning how South Africa worked on the ball(...)

Ed Joyce and Kevin O’Brien leave the pitch with the West Indies players after Wednesday’s victory. Photograph: West Indies Cricket Board.

Coach Phil Simmons could be excused wearing a wider smile than normal as he watched his present side beat his former one on another famous day(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons and man of the match John Mooney with the ICC Intercontinental Cup after the victory over Afghanistan in December in Dubai. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland could be playing Test cricket three years ahead of their own schedule following today’s International Cricket Council’s decision to approve a (...)

Malahide enjoyed a full house for the ODI meeting between Ireland and England in September 2013. Photograph:   Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Giles Clarke, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), hopes that a historic first Test between England and Ireland could be one of (...)

England captain Alastair Cook arrives for an England nets session at Waca in  Perth, Australia, today. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook has described the third Test as “do or die” for England, though the captain’s cause was immediately hindered when Monty Panesar suffered(...)