Craig Ervine

7 results

Ireland’s Gary Wilson scored 47 but it wasn’t enough to avoid defeat against Zimbabwe at Bready. Photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Zimbabwe finally picked up a win in the last game of their 11-match tour of Netherlands and Ireland at Bready, Co Tyrone. Their eight-wicket win squar(...)

United Arab Emirates bowler  Muhammad Naveed  celebrates the wicket of Graeme Cremer of Zimbabwe during the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier  at The Harare Sports Club. Photograph: Julian Herbert-IDI/IDI via Getty Images

Ireland have been handed a remarkable lifeline and a chance to qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in Harare on Friday after the United Arab Emirat(...)

South African bowler Morne Morkel ( celebrates with team-mates after the dismissal of Zimbabwean batsman Ryan Burl  during the second day of the Test cricket match between South Africa and Zimbabwe. Photograph: Getty Images

South Africa thrashed Zimbabwe by an innings and 120 runs inside two days of the inaugural four-day Test in Port Elizabeth. The hosts had set a firs(...)

Ed Joyce made 53 in Ireland’s first innings total of 219-8 against Zimbabwe in Harare. Photograph: Inpho

Zimbabwe leapfrogged Ireland into 10th position in the ICC ODI rankings after they claimed a two-wicket victory in the first game of the three-match s(...)

Ireland coach Phil Simmons believes his side have the edge over Zimbabwe ahead of the World Cup Pool B meeting between the sides in Hobart. Photograph:  Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Having been in the Southern Hemisphere for over a month now, Ireland’s cricketers must have thought they were fully acclimatised.Yet the flight across(...)

Mohammad Irfan took four wickets as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs at The Gabba in their World Cup Pool B clash. Phorograph - AFP

Mohammad Irfan extracted steep bounce from the Gabba pitch to pick up four wickets as Pakistan secured their first victory at the World Cup by beating(...)

Ireland players (l to r) George Dockrell, Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce, William Porterfield and Paul Stirling have a look at the square at The Gabba during their training session on Monday ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup game against the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

From the seaside idyll of Nelson to the subtropical expanse of Brisbane, from temporary stands to the multi-coloured seats in the giant concrete bowl(...)