Gareth Delany

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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 (...)

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 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(...)

Gareth Delany made a half-century in Ireland’s T20 win over Scotland at Malahide. Photgraph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ireland 194-6 (17.4 overs; A Balbirnie 64, G Delany 52; M Watt 2-38) beat Scotland 193-7 (20 overs; C MacLeod 72; B Rankin 3-29, G Delany 2-31) by fou(...)

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(...)

Greg Thompson is a new face in the Ireland squad. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

T20 International: Ireland v Zimbabwe First ball: 12.30pm, Wednesday. Venue: Stormont. The Test match at Lord’s may be preoccupying Ireland’s suppo(...)