Alex Feeney and Sahas Sawant of Leinster CC. Last year 27,000 children in Ireland were introduced to the sport through its Cricket Ireland’s cricket schools programme.

Before I signed my kids up for cricket it seemed bewildering to me and I had it down as a game for panama-hat-wearing posh guys who could stand around(...)

Mohammad Naveed  is one of three United Arab Emirates players withdrawn from the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup qualifier after being charged under the International Cricket Council anti-corruption  code. Photograph:   Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images

Captain Mohammad Naveed is among three United Arab Emirates players to be charged under the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code. Sea(...)

The only way fans can guarantee their ticket will be valid is to buy it from the official ticket resale platform, says the ICC. Photograph: PA

England fans have been told not to risk purchasing exorbitantly priced Cricket World Cup final tickets from unofficial resale sites as they are likely(...)

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Bristol county ground was abandoned. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the space of five days(...)

Cricket Ireland said it experienced ‘significant cash flow constraints’ last year after incurring losses when Ireland’s first test match against Pakistan was rained out. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cricket Ireland says it has recovered from the cash flow crisis that led to it accepting a €100,000 short-term loan from its chief executive. The loa(...)

 The “Festival of Britain” appears under threat as the DUP will only support it if it is called the “Festival of Great Britain and Northern Ireland” and held in the Fermanagh and South Tyrone constituency of Arlene Foster. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

There were plenty of Brexit-themed japes to be found on April Fool’s Day this year although, to be honest, they were hard to distinguish from the othe(...)

India’s Ambati Rayudu in action against New Zealand during the third one-day international at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. Photograph: Getty Images

India’s part-time off-spinner Ambati Rayudu has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect, the International Cricket (...)

Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches for breaching the anti-racism code in Tuesday’s second one-day international again(...)

Web Summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave was naive to think he could bring Marine Le Pen to the Lisbon event and get away with it without causing severe damage to his business and reputation. Photograph: Pedro Nunes/Reuters

It is almost too easy to pillory the occasionally hubristic Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave for his epic miscalculation over the rescinded invitati(...)

A general view Galle International Cricket Stadium on  the fourth day of the first Test match between Sri Lanka and India in July, 2017. Photograph:  Ishara S Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into corruption allegations in the sport made in a documentary to be aired by n(...)

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