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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cricket

All time
# Take a Bow
Superb Ireland overcome Zimbabwe in Cricket World Cup opener after late drama
They ultimately won by just three wickets.
# So Close
Ireland get West Indies on the ropes, but let series win slip
The West Indies attack did just enough to keep Ireland at bay in Sabina Park tonight.
# T20
WATCH LIVE: West Indies v Ireland, T20 International
Can Ireland follow up Wednesday’s win with another historic performance in Sabina Park? Watch it live here.
Ireland's T20 showdown with the West Indies to be shown live tonight
Darren Sammy insists his side did not take the Irish challenge lightly, but is aware that they must improve.
# more to come
'It's nice we weren't celebrating as if we'd won the World Cup' - Ed Joyce on Ireland's West Indies win
The Irish team are happy with the win but, with two more games to come, they are focused on the task in hand.
# Howzat?
Irish cricket stars earn historic win over world champion West Indies
It was a good night for Irish cricket in Jamaica.
# Cricket
Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with 'stress-related illness'
Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.
# Slice of the Action
Snapshot: Irish cricket continues to be the best thing since sliced bread
You’d be half-baked to think otherwise.
# Giantkillers
Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller
The amateurs got one over on the professionals today in Doha.
# Winning
Cricket fan wins €60,000 with one-handed catch in the crowd
Talk about being in the right place at the right time.
# aussies rule
Aussies complete Ashes whitewash over sorry England
The tourists suffered their sixth batting collapse of the series.
Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin
The two one-day internationals will take place in May.
# sheer brutality
New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls
Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.
# Newsmakers 2013
'Our number one year' - how Ireland's cricketers won hearts, minds (and everything else) in 2013
A historic treble in 2013 showed just how far Irish cricket has come — and strengthened the country’s claims for Test recognition.
# i love it
Ireland's cricketers to face West Indies in Jamaica in 2014
The games will provide a warm up for the 2014 T20 World Cup.
# Sorry
England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'
The spin bowler has described his comments as “crass and thoughtless”.
# short retirement
Trent Johnston lands role as Ireland Women's cricket coach
The Australian-born cricketer was out of the international game for all of 48 hours after hanging up his floppy hat on Friday.
# Howzat?
Ireland close in on victory over Afghanistan
The Irish need just five more wickets to regain the trophy.
# Ashes
England cricketers in the clear after late-night session makes headlines
“The Poms can’t handle a sledge but they sure can handle a drink,” said the Sydney Daily Telegraph after Monday’s drinks.
# winners
Ireland win World Twenty20 qualifier final in impressive style
Paul Stirling top scored with 76 as his side set the fourth highest score in Twenty20 international cricket.
# You're Fired
Announcer fired on the spot after he introduces England cricket star Panesar in Indian accent
The Aussie PA announcer at Alice Springs dropped after race jibe in England’s latest match.
# World Twenty20
Ireland qualify for T20 World Cup with victory over Hong Kong
Paul Sterling was in terrific form in Abu Dhabi today.
# Cricket
William Porterfield set a new Irish cricket record against the USA this morning
Ireland beat the USA to continue their winning start at the Twenty20 World Cup Qualifiers in Abu Dhabi.
# Little Master
India is losing its mind for Sachin Tendulkar's final Test
Tendulkar plays his 200th and final Test as India take on the West Indies in his home city of Mumbai.
# caught rapid
Cricketer's girlfriend caught telling a raunchy story on camera
Eyes on the game, Yvonne.
# Icon
Cricket's 'Little Master' Tendulkar to retire after 200th Test
One of the greatest batsmen of all time is bowing out.
# Just Not Cricket
Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad
Specsavers agree to pay England batsman substantial damages following ad controversy.
# That's Not Cricket
Match-winner Morgan revels in century over home country
The England skipper inspired his side to a win in Malahide against his home country.
# RSA Challenge
Magnificent Morgan rubs salt into Irish wounds
Dubliner Eoin Morgan scored 124 not out as he captained England to victory in today’s RSA Challenge in Malahide.
# Home improvement
Building a Fortress: how Irish cricket got a new €500k home to match its ambition
Ireland lift the covers off their new international cricket ground in Malahide when England visit next week.
# Sport on TV
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
Turn the phone off and get the slippers on.
# Cricket
Dubliner Eoin Morgan to captain England against Ireland next week
Cricket Ireland officials say next week’s clash at “Fortress Malahide” is on course to be a complete sell-out.
# War on Peace
David Peace, broke billionaires and the end of an era: some of the week’s best sportswriting
Put the kettle on and flick through some of our favourite writing from around the web this week.
# Not Smart
England cricketer fined for urinating on nightclub bouncers
Monty Panesar wasn’t happy about being asked to leave the Brighton venue.
# sledge
'That decision sucked ass' - Aussie cricket chiefs investigate 'obscene' tweet
Someone wasn’t impressed with a decision at Lords.
# TV Listings
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
Sometimes it’s just too sunny outside. Amiright?
# Cricket
'It wasn't a big party. If we won the World Cup it would be a big party'
Ireland’s cricketers arrived home to Dublin Airport today after clinching qualification for the 2015 World Cup.
# Cwc2015
'We're absolutely overjoyed' - Ed Joyce reacts to World Cup qualification
Ireland secured their spot at the 2015 tournament after a draw against the Netherlands.
# Congrats
Ireland qualify for 2015 Cricket World Cup after tie with Netherlands
William Porterfield’s team are the first to book their place at the finals in Australia and New Zealand.
It's Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days
Here’s how the week looked through a lens.