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 Eoin Morgan:   confirmed that “within the group we’ve made a decision” on who will open the batting with Jos Buttler, and without identifying the player chosen.  Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/PA

Eoin Morgan has said that beating New Zealand in Wednesday’s T20 World Cup semi-final “would be a hell of an achievement” given the injuries that hav(...)

Ireland players celebrate their victory over Pakistan at the 2007 World Cup at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

You hit your ones and twos and take a six when it comes. That is sound advice. But I have dumbly refused to live life to an old cricket adage. Sufferi(...)

Ben Stokes has withdrawn from the remainder of England’s Test series against Pakistan. Photograph: Jon Super/PA

Ben Stokes has withdrawn from the remainder of England’s Test series against Pakistan for unspecified family reasons, with the all-rounder due to join(...)

16-year-old Shaheen Shah took two wickets as Test match cricket returned to Pakistan. Photograph: Aamir Qureshi/Getty/AFP

First Test day one: Sri Lanka 202-5 (FDM Karunaratne 59, N Shah 2-51) off 68.1 overs. Pakistan’s bowlers dominated day one against Sri Lanka as Test (...)

England’s Jonny Bairstow is unable to take a catch to dismiss Pakistan’s Shadab Khan on the second day of the first Test  between England and Pakistan at Lord’s.  Photograph: Adrian dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Jonny Bairstow insists England are still in with a “real fighting chance” despite Pakistan’s 166-run lead in the first NatWest Test at Lord’s. Engla(...)

Ireland and Pakistan teams after day 5 of the Test match at Malahide. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

On a windy, rainy first day last Friday, Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom was wearing his stoic, philosophical face. Palms open, collar(...)

Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed was one of three  international captains who has reported illicit approaches in the past two months. Photograph: Getty Images

The International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit is understood to be conducting up to seven live investigations into fixing, with three intern(...)

 England’s Stuart Broad: “Every ball in this series is going to be competitive, and we have to be switched on to that.” Photograph: Getty Images

Stuart Broad and England step into the unknown this week in the first day-night Test match to be held in England. The historic encounter begins on Thu(...)

Jeremy Duncan: his late goal earned Ireland a draw against Pakistan in the first of their  three-game series at Comber Road. Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Ireland 2 (C Harte, J Duncan) Pakistan 2 (M A Bilal, A Shan) Jeremy Duncan’s late goal earned Ireland a deserved draw against Pakistan in the first t(...)

Isobel Joyce: battled bravely with a defiant 33 but Ireland slid to an 86-run loss in their Super Six clash in Colombo. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland Women’s hopes of World Cup qualification were ended by Pakistan after they slid to an 86-run loss in their Super Six clash in Colombo. Pakist(...)

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