Ireland’s in-form opener Paul Stirling top scored with 63 from 79 balls. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland 237-9 (50 overs; P Stirling 63, S Singh 34; A Joseph 4-32) West Indies 242-9 (49.5 overs; N Pooran 52, H Walsh 46*; S Singh 3-48, B McCarthy 2(...)

 Australia’s Pat Cummins celebrates during a match against England in the 2019 Ashes, in London. File photograph: Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Australia’s Pat Cummins became the most expensive overseas buy ever in the Indian Premier League, when the Kolkata Knight Riders paid a staggering 155(...)

India’s captain Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of West Indies’ captain Jason Holder during the  Cricket World Cup match at Old Trafford. Photograph. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

Old Trafford: India 268-7 (50 ovs) (V Kohli 72, MS Dhoni 56no, KL Rahul 48, H Pandya 46; K Roach 3-36, J Holder 2-33, S Cottrell2-50), West Indies 143(...)

Carlos Brathwaite of West Indies is consoled by New Zealand players after he was  caught on the boundary to end the World Cup game at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

New Zealand 291-8 (50 ovs) (K Williamson 148, R Taylor 69; S Cottrell 4-56, C Brathwaite 2-58), West Indies 286 (49 ovs) (C Brathwaite 101, C Gayle 87(...)

Andre Russell andthe West Indies celebrate after Jason Holder took the wicket of Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

West Indies 108-3 off 13.4 overs (C Gayle 50, N Pooran 34, M Amir 3-26) beat Pakistan 105ao off 21.4 overs (O Thomas 4-27, J Holder 3-42) by seven wic(...)