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Paul Stirling hit his 18th half-century in T20 internationals in Ireland’s defeat to Afghanistan in India. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho

Ireland 172-6 (20 ovs) (P Stirling 60, K O’Brien 35; R Khan 3-22), Afghanistan 133-5 (15 ovs) (N Zadran 42no; S Singh 2-18). Rain stopped play. Afghan(...)

New Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie hopes his team can improve quickly for their second ODI against West Indies. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland 180 (46.1 overs; L Tucker 31, M Adair 29; A Joseph 4-32) West Indies 184-5 (33.2 overs; E Lewis 99*; S Singh 2-44) - West Indies won by five w(...)

Ben Cooper of the Netherlands bats during the T20 World Cup qualifier semi-final against Ireland at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Photograph: ICC

Ireland’s Achilles’ heel came back to haunt them in Dubai on Friday as they lost five wickets to left-arm spin in going down to the Netherlands by 21 (...)

Ireland opening bowler Mark Adair in action during the T20 World Cup Qualifier against Jersey in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: ICC

Mark Adair and Paul Stirling were the standout performers as Ireland hammered Jersey by eight wickets at the T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi, boo(...)

Canada bowler Ramesh Eranga celebrates with wicketkeeper Hamza Tariq after taking the wicket of Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien during the T20 World Cup Qualifier at the Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: ICC

Ireland put their backs firmly against the wall at the T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi after going down to a 10-run defeat to Canada that puts th(...)

Ireland batsman Paul Stirling in action during his knock of 72 against the United Arab Emirates at the T20 World Cup qualifier in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: ICC

A brilliant all-round performance Rohan Mustafa helped the United Arab Emirates secure a comfortable five-wicket victory over Ireland in the T20 World(...)

Ireland’s Mark Adair bowling during the T20 World Cup qualifier against Hong Kong at the Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: ICC

Half-centuries from Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie got Ireland off to a winning start at the T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi as they proved t(...)

There was a bevy of merry ex-ministers at Lord’s, demob-happy evictees from the Tory cabinet – Greg Clark, David Gauke, Gavin Barwell, and Theresa May(...)

Stuart Thompson reacts after he has an LBW appeal turned down durnig the second day against England. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty

Lord’s, Day Two, Lunch: England 122-1 (MJ Leach 60*, J Roy 52*) and 85ao (T Murtagh 5-13) trial Ireland 207ao (A Balbirnie 55, S Curran 3-28) by 0 run(...)

Tim Murtagh leaves the field at Lord’s after taking five wickets against England. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Day One, Lord’s: England 0-0 off 1.0 over and 85ao (T Murtagh 5-13, M Adair 3-32) trail Ireland 207ao (A Balbirnie 55, P Stirling 36, S Curran 3-28, O(...)

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