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#Cricket

# cricket - Friday 24 December, 2021

Ireland rebound to draw T20 series in USA
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

Ireland rebound to draw T20 series in USA

Dec 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 2,801 Views 1 Comment

The US’ victory over Ireland on Wednesday was their first against a Test playing nation.

# cricket - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

USA cricketers shock Ireland in T20 contest
# Upset
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# Upset

USA cricketers shock Ireland in T20 contest

Dec 22nd 2021, 11:30 PM 4,924 Views 8 Comments

Ireland had never lost to an American side coming into the clash.

Ireland's landmark Christmas series in USA to be shown live on Premier Sports
# Festive Viewing
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# Festive Viewing

Ireland's landmark Christmas series in USA to be shown live on Premier Sports

Dec 22nd 2021, 1:13 PM 3,048 Views 5 Comments

It will be the first ever full series played by a Full Member nation against the Americans on US soil.

# cricket - Monday 20 December, 2021

Battling England succumb as Australia clinch second Ashes Test
# Advantage Oz
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# Advantage Oz

Battling England succumb as Australia clinch second Ashes Test

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 9:59 AM 2,936 Views 1 Comment

The visitors’ dreams of winning back the hallowed urn are in tatters.

# cricket - Saturday 18 December, 2021

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test
# Latest From Oz
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# Latest From Oz

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test

Dec 18th 2021, 11:50 AM 2,838 Views 2 Comments

If the visitors go 2-0 down in Adelaide, the Ashes are as good as gone.

# cricket - Friday 17 December, 2021

Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith rejects charges of racism
# Report
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# Report

Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith rejects charges of racism

Dec 17th 2021, 6:56 PM 3,144 Views 0 Comments

Smith’s lawyer says “some of the findings are entirely questionable and without any basis.”

# cricket - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test
# Death Knell
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# Death Knell

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test

Dec 12th 2021, 12:10 PM 2,233 Views 0 Comments

Former Australia warns England are already in danger of a whitewash – ‘If they don’t win in Adelaide then there could be shades of ’06/07.’

# cricket - Friday 10 December, 2021

Joe Root and Dawid Malan dig deep and flourish as England hit back in Brisbane
# The Ashes
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# The Ashes

Joe Root and Dawid Malan dig deep and flourish as England hit back in Brisbane

Dec 10th 2021, 7:53 AM 2,242 Views 1 Comment

After two despairing days at The Gabba, the tourists finally landed some blows of their own to reach 220 for two on the third evening.

# cricket - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

England dismissed for just 147 in disastrous start to Ashes tour
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

England dismissed for just 147 in disastrous start to Ashes tour

Dec 8th 2021, 7:47 AM 4,082 Views 3 Comments

Pat Cummins enjoyed a charmed start to life as Australia skipper with figures of five for 38.

# cricket - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar
# Controversy
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# Controversy

BT Sport drops Vaughan from Ashes coverage as BBC leaves door ajar

Dec 1st 2021, 9:18 PM 2,482 Views 0 Comments

English cricket has been rocked by racism revelations.

# cricket - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

South Africa hails Indian 'solidarity' before major cricket tour
# THE SHOW GOES ON
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# THE SHOW GOES ON

South Africa hails Indian 'solidarity' before major cricket tour

Nov 30th 2021, 7:02 PM 3,127 Views 0 Comments

A tour by India is easily the biggest money-spinner for South African cricket and believed to be worth hundreds of millions of rands.

# cricket - Saturday 27 November, 2021

World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe abandoned, positive outcome for Ireland amidst disappointment
# Coming Home
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# Coming Home

World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe abandoned, positive outcome for Ireland amidst disappointment

Nov 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 3,524 Views 0 Comments

In a statement released this morning, Cricket Ireland say the squad will return home ‘as soon as practicable’.

# cricket - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Captain Delany stars as Ireland power past the Dutch in Cricket World Cup qualifier
# Victorious
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# Victorious

Captain Delany stars as Ireland power past the Dutch in Cricket World Cup qualifier

Nov 25th 2021, 3:28 PM 2,352 Views 0 Comments

Ireland will face Sri Lanka in their final Group Stage game on Monday after winning by 29 runs today.

# cricket - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row
# Racism Row
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# Racism Row

Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row

Nov 24th 2021, 5:09 PM 5,275 Views 1 Comment

The former England captain has denied allegations of racism.

# cricket - Friday 19 November, 2021

Australian Test captain Paine quits over sexting scandal
# Sticky Wicket
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# Sticky Wicket

Australian Test captain Paine quits over sexting scandal

Nov 19th 2021, 9:08 AM 6,394 Views 0 Comments

Paine, 36, had been expected to lead his side in the series against England.

# cricket - Thursday 18 November, 2021

‘Ashamed’ Azeem Rafiq apologises after anti-Semitic messages emerge
# Sorry
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# Sorry

‘Ashamed’ Azeem Rafiq apologises after anti-Semitic messages emerge

Nov 18th 2021, 7:24 PM 10,501 Views 16 Comments

Rafiq has won widespread praise for his resolve in highlighting the issue of racial discrimination in cricket.

# cricket - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Ireland to co-host Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in 2030
# Host Nation
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# Host Nation

Ireland to co-host Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in 2030

Nov 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,831 Views 13 Comments

Scotland and England will also stage games.

Racism cost me my career – English cricketer Azeem Rafiq reveals full extent of harrowing abuse
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

Racism cost me my career – English cricketer Azeem Rafiq reveals full extent of harrowing abuse

Nov 16th 2021, 4:17 PM 4,975 Views 3 Comments

Rafiq detailed his experiences at a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee hearing in London.

# cricket - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Ireland captain Laura Delany wins ICC Player of the Month
# Recognised
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# Recognised

Ireland captain Laura Delany wins ICC Player of the Month

Nov 9th 2021, 11:53 AM 1,312 Views 0 Comments

The all-rounder beat Ireland team-mate Gaby Lewis and Mary-Anne Musonda of Zimbabwe to October’s prize.

# cricket - Thursday 28 October, 2021

South Africa's de Kock says sorry for refusing to take knee
# Apology
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# Apology

South Africa's de Kock says sorry for refusing to take knee

Oct 28th 2021, 8:52 AM 4,532 Views 11 Comments

De Kock refused to take a knee in South Africa’s Test series in the West Indies earlier this year.

# cricket - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

South Africa's Quinton de Kock misses T20 World Cup match after refusing to take the knee
# Withdrawn
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# Withdrawn

South Africa's Quinton de Kock misses T20 World Cup match after refusing to take the knee

Oct 26th 2021, 2:31 PM 5,147 Views 8 Comments

Cricket South Africa say all their players are required to take part in the gesture ‘in a united and consistent stance against racism’.

# cricket - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Little talks up Ireland's chances on the eve of World Cup campaign
# Dutch Courage
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# Dutch Courage

Little talks up Ireland's chances on the eve of World Cup campaign

Oct 17th 2021, 11:41 AM 3,654 Views 1 Comment

‘We feel we can turn anyone over on our day,’ says the 21-year-old seamer from Dublin.

# cricket - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Ireland captain Balbirnie warns they need fast start to avoid early T20 World Cup exit
# Back At The Top Table
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# Back At The Top Table

Ireland captain Balbirnie warns they need fast start to avoid early T20 World Cup exit

Oct 14th 2021, 5:06 PM 1,496 Views 2 Comments

An unbeaten 50-ball 88 from Gareth Delany earned Ireland victory over Bangladesh in their final warm-up fixture today.

# cricket - Monday 11 October, 2021

Ireland’s Amy Hunter becomes youngest batter to hit international century
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Ireland’s Amy Hunter becomes youngest batter to hit international century

Oct 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 12,268 Views 7 Comments

On her 16th birthday, Hunter struck an unbeaten 121.

Cricket Ireland reveal extent of captain Balbirnie's foot injury ahead of T20 World Cup
# X-ray
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# X-ray

Cricket Ireland reveal extent of captain Balbirnie's foot injury ahead of T20 World Cup

Oct 11th 2021, 2:57 PM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

The injury was sustained while batting in yesterday’s loss to the UAE in Dubai.

# cricket - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Waseem ton trumps Stirling-O’Brien stand to give UAE series win in Dubai
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Waseem ton trumps Stirling-O’Brien stand to give UAE series win in Dubai

Oct 10th 2021, 11:50 AM 2,160 Views 2 Comments

United Arab Emirates claimed a series-sealing seven-wicket win.

# cricket - Monday 20 September, 2021

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand
# Cricket
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# Cricket

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand

Sep 20th 2021, 10:50 PM 3,109 Views 1 Comment

The game is due to go ahead despite the development after the threat was investigated and judged not to be credible.

# cricket - Friday 10 September, 2021

Rain ruins Ireland's second one-day international against Zimbabwe
# Scuppered
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# Scuppered

Rain ruins Ireland's second one-day international against Zimbabwe

Sep 10th 2021, 6:20 PM 1,540 Views 0 Comments

The inclement weather in Belfast meant the match ended with no result.

# cricket - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Ireland slip to defeat in World Cup Super League series opener versus Zimbabwe
# ODI
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# ODI

Ireland slip to defeat in World Cup Super League series opener versus Zimbabwe

Sep 8th 2021, 7:23 PM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

The hosts were beaten by 38 runs in Stormont. They will resume the series on Friday.

# cricket - Friday 27 August, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
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# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,999 Views 3 Comments

Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.

# cricket - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Gaby Lewis becomes first Irish female cricketer to join The Hundred
# The Hundred
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# The Hundred

Gaby Lewis becomes first Irish female cricketer to join The Hundred

Aug 12th 2021, 4:06 PM 2,585 Views 1 Comment

Lewis joins Paul Stirling at the Southern Brave for the remainder of the tournament.

# cricket - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Cricket bids to return to Olympics in 2028
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Cricket bids to return to Olympics in 2028

Aug 10th 2021, 1:47 PM 3,453 Views 11 Comments

Cricket has only appeared once in the Olympics, at the Paris Games in 1900.

# cricket - Saturday 31 July, 2021

The Irishwoman who took a bold decision to pursue a cricket career Down Under
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

The Irishwoman who took a bold decision to pursue a cricket career Down Under

Jul 31st 2021, 12:23 AM 5,821 Views 1 Comment

Kim Garth is making a career and a life for herself in Australia.

# cricket - Thursday 22 July, 2021

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
# Cricket
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# Cricket

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:05 PM 1,842 Views 0 Comments

David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

# cricket - Monday 19 July, 2021

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener
# Malahide
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# Malahide

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener

Jul 19th 2021, 8:56 PM 2,619 Views 1 Comment

Shamsi finished his day 4-27 as South Africa sealed a comfortable win despite Ireland spirited bowling efforts.

# cricket - Friday 16 July, 2021

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide
# Level Pegging
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# Level Pegging

South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide

Jul 16th 2021, 7:16 PM 2,107 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were eyeing their first ODI campaign success against a top-eight nation after a 43-run win on Tuesday put them 1-0 up following a washed out opener.

# cricket - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa
# Historic
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# Historic

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa

Jul 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,789 Views 6 Comments

Captain Balbirnie came to the fore with 102 as Ireland sensationally won the first entry in a three-match series.

# cricket - Friday 18 June, 2021

'The hunger and love is no longer the same' - Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien announces ODI retirement
# Stepping Away
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# Stepping Away

'The hunger and love is no longer the same' - Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien announces ODI retirement

Jun 18th 2021, 1:08 PM 2,920 Views 2 Comments

The 37-year-old Dubliner is best remembered for his stunning World Cup century in the win over England in 2011.

# cricket - Monday 7 June, 2021

Ireland beaten by resurgent Dutch in third ODI
# Utrecht
From The42
# Utrecht

Ireland beaten by resurgent Dutch in third ODI

Jun 7th 2021, 7:08 PM 2,887 Views 14 Comments

Ireland lost by four wickets.

# cricket - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Heartbreak for Ireland in first ODI against Netherlands
# Dutch Gold
From The42
# Dutch Gold

Heartbreak for Ireland in first ODI against Netherlands

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:25 PM 3,852 Views 2 Comments

Ireland lost by just a single run.