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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

William Porterfield will captain Ireland as they face England at Lord’s later in July. Photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Ireland have named a 14-man squad for their first Test match against England at Lord’s. The historic four-day Test between the two countries takes pl(...)

William Porterfield passed 4,000 ODI runs during Ireland’s win over Zimbabwe, which secured a 3-0 series whitewash. Photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Ireland 191-4 off 41.2 overs (J McCollum 54, W Porterfield 49) beat Zimbabwe 190ao off 46.5 overs (S Williams 67, T Murtagh 3-39) by six wickets. Ire(...)

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(...)

Andrew Balbirnie scored  a fine century in a losing cause against the West Indies. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

West Indies 331-5 (SW Ambris 148, B Rankin 3-65) beat Ireland 327-5 (A Balbirnie 135, P Stirling 77, S Gabriel 2-47) by five wickets. The West Indies(...)

Ireland players do a fitness session after their ODI with Bangladesh was rained off. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The incessant rain and grey skies over Malahide made the prospect of play in the third match of the Walton Tri-Series between Ireland and Bangladesh h(...)

Batting No 11,  Tim Murtagh top-scored for Ireland with an unbeaten 54 against Afghanistan in Dehradun. Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Test Match (at Dehradun, India) - Day one: Ireland 1st Inns 172 (T Murtagh 54no, G Dockrell 39, P Stirling 26; M Nabi 3-26, Y Ahmadzai 3-41, R Khan 2-(...)