Paul Stirling is bowled by George Linde during Ireland’s defeat to South Africa. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

First T20, Malahide: South Africa 165-7 (A Markram 39, D Miller 28, M Adair 3-39, S Singh 2-19) beat Ireland 132-9 (H Tector 36, B McCarthy 30*, T Sha(...)

Ireland off-spinner Andy McBrine in action during the first ODI against Afghanistan at the   Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Cricket Ireland

Career-best ODI performances from Andy McBrine and Lorcan Tucker weren’t enough for Ireland to overcome a strong Afghanistan side in the opener of the(...)

Ireland’s Curtis Campher during the second ODI cricket match against England at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Photograph: Getty Images

Curtis Campher never ‘got’ an Irish passport. He always had one. This was not a shotgun wedding. Call it good fortune or prescience. His father Paul,(...)