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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Cricket

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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.
Five on the bounce for Ireland with defeat of Uganda
The Irish earn a play-off place with an impressive win over lowly Uganda.
The Magnificent Seven: Famous Irish victories over England
Beating England in sport has always felt extra sweet for the average Irish supporter. Here are seven of those memorable occasions…
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
It’s a long one, so here’s what you can look forward to when the green drinks get too much.
Momentum: Ireland win again on Twenty20 trail
Ireland left it late, but narrowly scraped past Italy by two wickets with two balls to spare.
Sticky wicket: Ireland come up short against Namibia
Our boys came up four runs short in the opening match of the ICC Twenty20 qualification series.
Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford has been found guilty of operating a ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 30,000 people of investments totaling $7 billion.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weeekend
Hands up if you fancy watching the golf this weekend.
Run to the Hills: Skerries club set to host Ireland v Afghanistan
The Hills CC in Skerries is likely to be the venue when Afghanistan visit Dublin for the Intercontinental Cup in July.
165 years later, cricket returns to Durrow
To mark the rediscovery of a journal which documented the long extinct cricket club, the Laois town hosted a cricket roadshow.
That's not cricket: Eoin Morgan dropped for England's Sri Lanka series
The Irishman “has got some work to do,” says coach Andy Flower.
Ireland come up short in Kenya
A poor performance from Ireland’s batsmen ensured the first of two scheduled ODI World Cup qualifiers at Mombasa Sports Club went the way of the home side.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
There’s half the RTÉ canteen on the Late Late again, you’ve lost your video shop card and it’s cold outside. Stick on the Welsh Open snooker then.
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
Get your feet up and turn the phone off. There’s no need to go outside the door.
2020 vision: Ireland reveals test cricket target
“This is not a dreamy aspiration but a real ambition,” Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom explained at today’s strategic announcement.
Howzat: Niall O'Brien cashes in after BPL auction
Ireland’s wicket-keeper is in line for €62K pay day. But that could affect Ireland’s World Cup chances.
Don't touch that dial: here's the sport on TV this weekend...
Who has the money to go out even if you wanted to?
Don’t go anywhere… here’s the sport on TV this weekend…
The Heineken Cup returns, Tim Tebow rises again and everything else between.
English cricketer pleads guilty to spot-fixing
Mervyn Westfield has admitted to his role in a betting scam at the Old Bailey in London.
WATCH: Is this the best cricket catch ever?
Teamwork works, as cricketers Bevan Small and Michael Mason showed in style last week.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the best before date on that cranberry sauce.
WATCH: The cameraman who took an embarrassing tumble live on air
It’s one thing falling in front of your mates on the football pitch but how about crashing to the ground in front of over 52,000 cricket fans? Nice!
Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
Don’t touch that dial… here’s everything you need to know if you’re avoiding the Christmas party scene.
WATCH: India vs West Indies test finishes in a historic scores-tied draw
Needing just six runs from their final two overs, India looked on course to win Saturday’s third test. Watch what happened next here.
The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting
The story of the real-life Rocky, arguably the greatest single game in World Series history and the Sphinx-like riddle that is John Terry: all that and more in our round-up of the best (and worst) coverage of the week in sport.
The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
A Red Sox double-whammy, a cricket club coming straigh outta Compton and the most successful professional sportsperson you’ve never heard of: its all in our selection of the week’s best writing about sport.
Match-fixing agent claimed to have worked with Pakistan 'for two and a half years'
A court investigating allegations against two Pakistani internationals heard how Mazhar Majeed had been influencing results for years.
Ireland announce one-day international against Australia next summer
Ireland’s cricketers will take on the best in the world next June in Belfast, as Australia fly in for the RSA Challenge.
The sports week in pictures
Reminisce about the sporting week that was with our slideshow of the best images from the last seven days.
Rory McIlroy, Irish cricket team and Tall Ships Festival celebrated at People of the Year Awards
Pieta House and the community of Skerries were also among the winners, while PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr was also posthumously recognised at a ceremony in Dublin last night.
The sports week in pictures
From Shamrock Rovers’ exploits in Belgrade to the world’s highest-paid footballer, enjoy our look back at the best images from the week in sport.
Did Jonathan Trott tell Trent Johnston's son to 'f**k off'?
Irish bowler Trent Johnstone took to Twitter today to criticise the behaviour of England batsman Jonathan Trott during yesterday’s ODI in Clontarf.
England defeat valiant Irish by 11 runs
Kevin O’Brien and co lost out to their English opponents in a game that was heavily disrupted by rain delays.
The Morning Score: Thursday
Here’s what you need to know before you leave the house – apart from where your keys are.
The sports week in pictures
From euphoric celebrations to pint-swilling politicians, join us for a look back at the most striking sporting images from the last seven days.
The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sports writing
Every week we put our feet up, get the kettle on, and flick back through our favourite pieces from the previous seven days.
News International in talks to save 'Fake Sheikh' journalist
Mazher Mahmood, the News of the World’s infamous ‘Fake Sheikh’, may be given a new job to stop him joining another paper.
YouTube top 10: because one GAA backheel isn't enough
With some more GAA backheel magic, synchronised marching and Alex Ferguson getting intimate with a reporter, this week’s 10-video countdown is a mix of the current and the classic.
How one England cricketer was out... and then not out
You wouldn’t see this in Croke Park – but was India’s captain right to invite Ian Bell back into the fray?