Andy Balbirnie

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Ireland cricketer Andy Balbirnie. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For the second match in a row between Ireland and Scotland, the result has been a one-run victory – this time to the Scots – after a courageous run ch(...)

Paul Stirling made 59 in Ireland’s win over Nepal  in Muscat on Wednesday. Photograph: Cricket Ireland

Three wickets apiece from George Dockrell and Mark Adair helped Ireland claim a 13-run victory in a close match against Nepal at the Al Amerat Cricke(...)

Ireland captain and wicketkeeper  Gary Wilson takes the bails off to run out Scotland’s Craig Wallace and complete a one-run win to seal the GS Holding T20 Tri-Series in Malahide. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

At Malahide: Ireland 186-9 (20 ovs) (K O’Brien 63, G Wilson 31, G Delaney 25; T Sole 2-26, A Neill 2-34, S Sharif 2-36), Scotland 185-6 (20 ovs) (R Be(...)

Ireland batsman Harry Tector turns to get back in his ground as  Fred Klaassen of the Netherlands looks to field the ball during the GS Holding T20I Tri-Series clash at Malahide. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Ireland 181-7 (20 ovs) (H Tector 60, A Balbirnie 45; B Glover 2-19), Netherlands 183-4 (19.1 ovs) (B Cooper 91no, M O’Dowd 69; G Dockrell 3-23). Nethe(...)

Ireland players celebrate after England’s Jonny Bairstow was leg-before wicket to bowler Mark Adair on the second day  of the Test match at Lord’s. Photograph:  Andrew Boyers/ Action Images via Reuters

Lord’s, Day 2 of 4: England 85 (23.4 ovs) (J Denly 23; T Murtagh 5-13, M Adair 3-32, B Rankin 2-5) & 303-9 (77.4 ovs) (M Leach 92, J Roy 72, S Cur(...)

Paul Stirling made another half century in Stormont. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Afghanistan 305-7 off 50 overs (M Shahzad 101, R Shah 62, M Adair 3-71) beat Ireland 179ao off 41.2 overs (P Stirling 50, G Naib 6-43) by 126 runs. A(...)

Ireland bowler Stuart Thompson in action during the Test match against Afghanistan in Dehradun, India. Photograph:

Day Two: Ireland 172 (60 ovs) (T Murtagh 54no, G Dockrell 39; Y Ahmadzai 3-41, M Nabi 3-36) & 22-1 (12 ovs) trail Afghanistan 314 (106.3 ovs) (R S(...)

James Cameron-Dow took 3-32 in Ireland’s heavy defeat to Afghanistan. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inphoy

Afghanistan 223 (49.1 overs; A Afghan 54, M Nabi 64, R Khan 52; J Cameron-Row 3-32) beat Ireland 114 (35.3 overs; K O’Brien 26; A Alam 4-25, R Khan 2-(...)

Stuart Poynter was Ireland’s hero against Oman in Muscat. Photograph: Rowland White/Presseye/Inpho

Ireland (183-9, 20.0 overs) beat Netherlands (182-9, 20.0 overs) by one wicket. Ireland’s wicket-keeper Stuart Poynter struck a miraculous six over m(...)

Paul Stirling top-scored with 71 to lead Ireland to victory over Oman in the opening game of the T20 Quadrangular Tournament. Photograph:  Nezar Balout/AFP/Getty Images

Captain Paul Stirling led from the front with a knock of 71 as Ireland claimed a 15-run win over Oman in their first match of the T20 Quadrangular Tou(...)

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