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-(...)

Ireland’s Tim Murtagh celebrates after dismissing Gulbadin Naib of Afghanistan during their one day international in Belfast. Photo: Rowland White/Inpho

Tim Murtagh hit the winning runs as Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets at Stormont to take their one-day international series to a third and de(...)

Ireland batsman Kevin O’Brien in action during the ICC World Cup qualifying Super Sixes game against Afghanistan at Harare Sports Club. Photograph:     Inpho/ICC

Ireland captain William Porterfield has questioned the International Cricket Council’s decision to make the World Cup smaller. Porterfield’s side wil(...)

Afghanistan’s Javed Ahmadi  is clean bowled by Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien during the second one-day international at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Afghanistan took advantage of a poor Ireland batting display to claim a 39-run victory in the second KPC Group One-Day International at Stormont in Be(...)

Afghanistan’s players celebrate after winning the World T20 cricket tournament match against West Indies at The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on March 27, 2016. Photograph: AFP/ Punit Paranjpepunit

Virat Kohli reduced Australia’s bowlers to mere bystanders yesterday with a masterful 82 that led hosts India to a six-wicket win and a World Twenty20(...)

Afghanistan’s Najibullah Zadran makes his ground during his side’s World T20 defeat to England. Photograph: Afp

England rallied from a dreadful start against Afghanistan to claim a 15-run win in Delhi and keep alive their hopes of a World Twenty20 semi-final. A(...)

William Porterfield’s 72 wasn’t enough for Ireland as they fell five runs short chasing the UAE’s total of 133/7 in their second T20 international. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s poor form with the bat was highlighted in dramatic fashion in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday as they lost eight wickets for just 37 runs in a five-run(...)

Niall O’Brien has 50 dismissals so far in the Intercontinental Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s quest for Test status moved a step closer after they completed a 145 run win on the final day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash agains(...)

Ireland recorded the fourth-highest total in T20 international history as they defeated Afghanistan in the World T20 Qualifying final for the second y(...)