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# cricket - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft Sticky Situation

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft

After being charged with ball tampering by match officials, Cameron Bancroft hopes he can rebuild his reputation.

From The42 Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa Just Not Cricket This post contains videos

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa

Cameron Bancroft appeared to rub the ball with a yellow item, which was then returned to his pocket before being dropped down the front of his trousers.

# cricket - Friday 23 March, 2018

From The42 Heartbreak for Ireland as Phil Simmons' Afghanistan beat them to final Cricket World Cup place Cricket

Heartbreak for Ireland as Phil Simmons' Afghanistan beat them to final Cricket World Cup place

Graham Ford’s side were held to just 209 runs in today’s must-win match.

# cricket - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The42 Massive result for Ireland's Cricket World Cup chances as UAE stun hosts Zimbabwe U Beauties

Massive result for Ireland's Cricket World Cup chances as UAE stun hosts Zimbabwe

Ireland will qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup if they beat Afghanistan tomorrow.

# cricket - Monday 19 March, 2018

From The42 West Indies' nailbiting win is bad news for Ireland's Cricket World Cup hopes Cricket

West Indies' nailbiting win is bad news for Ireland's Cricket World Cup hopes

The Windies chased down their 290 target with just six balls to spare.

# cricket - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From The42 Not done yet: Ireland hand Scotland first defeat to keep faint World Cup hopes alive Cricket

Not done yet: Ireland hand Scotland first defeat to keep faint World Cup hopes alive

Andrew Balbirnie scored a magnificent century with 105 off 146 balls.

# cricket - Friday 16 March, 2018

From The42 Ireland's World Cup hopes in tatters as time catches up on a golden generation Down And Out

Ireland's World Cup hopes in tatters as time catches up on a golden generation

Heavy defeat to Zimbabwe leaves Ireland needing a miracle to qualify for a fourth straight World Cup.

# cricket - Monday 12 March, 2018

From The42 Stirling and Porterfield in record-breaking form as Ireland book place in Super Sixes Stirling Work

Stirling and Porterfield in record-breaking form as Ireland book place in Super Sixes

Hosts Zimbabwe are next up for Ireland on Friday.

# cricket - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From The42 Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier Windies

Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier

Ireland will have to beat the United Arab Emirates to be sure of progression on Monday.

From The42 South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks Howzat?

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

The masks were likely to have been worn to taunt Australian batsman David Warner, whose wife reportedly had an encounter with Williams in 2007 before meeting Warner.

# cricket - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 Ireland to host India in two T20 internationals in June Hit For Six

Ireland to host India in two T20 internationals in June

Malahide will play host to the games.

# cricket - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From The42 Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018 New Challenge

Ireland will come up against a familiar face when they face Afghanistan in 2018

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

# cricket - Monday 18 December, 2017

From The42 Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test Howzat?

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

But it wasn’t without controversy.

# cricket - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From The42 Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win The Comeback

Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win

John Bracewell’s reign in charge ends on a high note in Sharjah.

# cricket - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The42 England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out Bad Behaviour

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

# cricket - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The42 I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow The Ashes

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

# cricket - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England As It Stands

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory.

# cricket - Monday 20 November, 2017

From The42 Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint Out Of The Blocks

Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint

The first Test starts on Thursday in Brisbane.

# cricket - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground

The 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm.

# cricket - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Oval cricket ground evacuated after crossbow bolt lands on pitch

Police are at the scene.

# cricket - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 Ireland handed heavy defeat by New Zealand in their final Tri-Series game Disappointing End

Ireland handed heavy defeat by New Zealand in their final Tri-Series game

John Bracewell’s side were beaten by 190 runs at Malahide.

# cricket - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide Tri-series

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

# cricket - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 Watch: New Zealand cricketer takes incredible one-handed catch in India Flying Kiwi This post contains videos

Watch: New Zealand cricketer takes incredible one-handed catch in India

Outrageous bit of timing from Martin Guptill.

# cricket - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From The42 Ireland improve, but England still far too strong on a historic day at Lord's In Control

Ireland improve, but England still far too strong on a historic day at Lord's

“We put up a bit more of a fight,” says Ireland captain William Porterfield.

# cricket - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 Bracewell: External pressure and years of history weigh heavily on Ireland Under Pressure

Bracewell: External pressure and years of history weigh heavily on Ireland

The head coach was speaking ahead of tomorrow’s historic visit to Lord’s.

From The42 'One bad game doesn't make us a bad team' - Ireland captain defiant after England thrashing Worrying Times

'One bad game doesn't make us a bad team' - Ireland captain defiant after England thrashing

William Porterfield has had to defend Ireland’s claim for Test status.

# cricket - Friday 31 March, 2017

From The42 Ex-Ireland captain Johnston would welcome return as head coach - but not just yet TJ

Ex-Ireland captain Johnston would welcome return as head coach - but not just yet

The 42-year-old is currently head coach of New South Wales and is in talks to sign a new contract with the club.

# cricket - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Humiliating defeat leaves Ireland's golden generation facing into make-or-break summer Worrying Times

Humiliating defeat leaves Ireland's golden generation facing into make-or-break summer

Head coach John Bracewell is coming under increased pressure after a disappointing two years in charge.

From The42 Test play-off place slipping out of grasp as Ireland slump to huge Afghanistan defeat Low Point

Test play-off place slipping out of grasp as Ireland slump to huge Afghanistan defeat

John Bracewell’s side have been beaten by an innings and 172 runs in Greater Noida.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The42 Ireland crumble in the heat as batting collapse leaves Bracewell's men on the brink Bleak

Ireland crumble in the heat as batting collapse leaves Bracewell's men on the brink

It was another tough day at the office for Ireland in Greater Noida as Afghanistan wreaked havoc.

# cricket - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket Watch Out

# cricket - Friday 17 February, 2017

From The42 Ireland's Cricket World Cup dream is over All Out

Ireland's Cricket World Cup dream is over

Ireland fall to 86-run defeat against Pakistan in Colombo.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The42 Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident Concern

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident

Joe Mennie is said to be ‘feeling well’ after the scare.

# cricket - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 New year, same problems: Ireland's T20 shortcomings exposed in desert defeat Desert T20

New year, same problems: Ireland's T20 shortcomings exposed in desert defeat

There is serious work to be done by John Bracewell and his squad after a rather inauspicious start to the year today.

# cricket - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The42 Australian cricket player accused of disrespect after dab celebration Dab Hand

Australian cricket player accused of disrespect after dab celebration

Usman Khawaja marked his his half-century in style.

# cricket - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 ‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither' Enigmatic

‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither'

Read an extract from the highly acclaimed book on the late English cricketer and journalist Peter Roebuck.

# cricket - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From The42 'I recalled the two moments in my life when God spoke directly to me' Belief This post contains videos

'I recalled the two moments in my life when God spoke directly to me'

In an extract from his autobiography, South African cricketing legend AB de Villiers discusses his faith.

# cricket - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From The42 South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged Aussie Schemozzle This post contains videos

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged

“As far as our security was concerned it was a direct breach of security protocol and he had to act to protect our players.”

# cricket - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 An international England cricket team are using hurling to improve their technique Lovely Hurling

An international England cricket team are using hurling to improve their technique

The England Lions have been using hurls ahead of their tour to the United Arab Emirates.

# cricket - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From The42 Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record Record Breakers

Eoin Morgan finishes not out, Hales on 171 as England set new ODI record

Earlier today, Ireland made a solid start to the first day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Belfast.