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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Cricket

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Dockrell scoops ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year
The 20-year-old Irish spinner edged out a number of his team-mates to win the prize.
Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield
Ireland’s cricketers are confident that they can beat anyone when the World T20 begins in Sri Lanka next week.
Joyce and Cusack star as Ireland defeat Sri Lanka 'A'
The pair were in excellent form as Ireland won their latest warm-up ahead of next week’s ICC World Twenty20.
VIDEO: The best cricket catch you'll see this year
Dan Christian, take a bow.
England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer
The former cricket player is being trained by former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan.
England captain Strauss retires from cricket
The 35-year-old has announced in a statement that he will step down with Alastair Cook taking over the role.
Warne: Pub grub the solution for England's warring cricket stars
Kevin Pietersen was accused of sending derogatory text messages about captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower to the South Africa camp.
Cricket: Proteas top rankings after Lord's win
South Africa needed only a draw to replace England as the sport’s top team.
Ton up: Laxman brings career to an end
The veteran of 17 test centuries for India has stepped aside ‘to give youngsters a chance’.
Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers
The American rock legend proves that his comedy stint was not reserved solely for Waynes World.
Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake to go head to head... on the cricket field?
The Sydney Sixers are looking to add some Jamaican gold to their line-up after the Melbourne Stars approached the 100m sprint champion
England cricket star denies Twitter spoof involvement
The account mocked Kevin Pietersen who has been axed from the Test side after refusing to deny or apologise for text messages allegedly sent to South African players that criticised England players and management. Got all that?
Leinster rugby stars upset Ireland XI in charity cricket match
Is there anything these guys can’t do?
Don’t touch that dial... here’s the sport on TV this weekend
With the Olympics underway, there really is no reason to leave your sofa. Except for bathroom visits. And eating. And getting direct sunlight. But that’s it.
Get outta here! Scott Styris scored a century off 37 balls for Sussex yesterday
We thought scoring 38 runs in a single over was impossible. We were wrong.
Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.
Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller
The Irish side were beaten, despite Trent Johnston hitting a six on the last ball.
YouTube Top 10: because Thomas Vermaelen can imitate a Shaolin Kung Fu warrior if he wants
N.B. The above reference is not a joke.
Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland
The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.
Ireland secure victory over Afghanistan following nervy start
Phil Simmons’ men’s World Cup qualifications hopes were given a significant boost following their win today.
Sweet! 18 pictures of sports stars and their cakes
You’re welcome.
Rained off: Ireland v Afghanistan stumped by the weather
Today’s one-day international in Clontarf has been rescheduled for tomorrow.
New ICC boss defends technology U-turn
There seems to be a consensus that the decision review system will work, except in India.
Rain cuts play short at Stormont
The one-day international between Ireland ans Australia has been abandoned due to poor weather conditions.
Stormont nears sell-out for Australia visit
Only a “few hundred” tickets remain for Saturday’s ODI between Ireland and Australia in Belfast.
Shock as rising English cricket star Maynard dead at 23
Maynard was killed after being struck by a London Underground train in the early hours of this morning.
Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud
On the plus side, that’s enough time for the cricket-loving Texan to watch 8,035 test matches.
Phil Simmons names 13-man squad to take on the Aussies in Belfast
Coach Phil Simmons has named Niall O’Brien in the panel, but says he has to work hard to displace Gary Wilson.
Somerset swoop for Irish star O'Brien
Record breaking batsman in line to make his first start on Wednesday
We love it... here's the confirmed schedule for this summer's Ashes series
Australia begin the tour with four-day warm-up matches against Somerset and Worcestershire before the first Test begins at Trent Bridge on 14 July.
That's not cricket, KP: Pietersen fined for Twitter rant
The batting star vented his views on one of Sky Sports’ Test match commentators.
The Sunday Papers: Some of the week's best sportwriting
Bidding farewell to football’s greatest manager, the mathematical possibilities of MMA and the gut-wrenching fall of sport’s first superagent.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
There is always another monsoon lurking around the corner so settle in for the weekend with this bevvy of sports… and snooker
ICC limit 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teams
Ireland will have to compete against two test-playing nations to qualify for a spot at the 2019 World Cup in England.
The players' story: how Ireland's cricketers won the World T20 Qualifying Tournament
In their own words, Ireland’s cricketers tell their story.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
If you’ve been good for lent, get your feet up and get stuck into the Taytos and TK for the weekend with this lot.
11 of the best sports pictures from the past 7 days
From cricketing heroes to simulating strikers, here are 11 images that helped define the week in sport.
Ireland crush Namibia in qualification decider
Victory over the African side brought Ireland’s World Cup qualifying campaign to a satisfying conclusion, but the question of tournament seeding has yet to be resolved.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
Broke after last weekend’s goings on? It’s time to get on the sofa for the weekend.
Hit for six! Ireland ease past Oman to set up Canada date
Ireland beat Oman by 44 runs in Abu Dhabi this morning to guarantee a second-place finish in their World T20 qualification group.