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# Cricket

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# Rout
Ireland 'outclassed' as West Indies cruise to win to level T20 Series
Graham Ford’s side ‘will take positive’ despite being denied a famous series victory.
# Ireland Cricket
Ireland face Sunday decider as second West Indies T20 washed out
Kieran Pollard held Ireland to just 147-9 before rain stopped play.
# Cricket
Stirling powers Ireland to historic victory against world champions West Indies
Ireland stunned the Windies by four runs in the T20 opener.
# The Evin Lewis Method
Ireland suffer five-wicket defeat as West Indies complete clean sweep
The two sides now play a three-game T20 series starting at the same Grenada venue on Wednesday.
# too good
West Indies ease to victory over Ireland
Opening batsman Evin Lewis fell agonisingly short of a century.
# Changes
Cricket Ireland drop Bangladesh Test match to play T20 due to 'financial constraints'
The T20 series against Afghanistan has also been cancelled.
# Number One
Ben Stokes wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
Stokes finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Dina Asher-Smith in the public vote.
# Zero Tolerance
New Zealand Cricket to apologise to Archer after England bowler suffers racist abuse
An investigation has been opened by New Zealand Cricket after Jofra Archer was racially abused by a spectator at Bay Oval.
# 20 over and out
Ireland fall to Netherlands at semi-final stage of T20 World Cup qualifier
Graham Ford’s side sealed qualification for next year’s World Cup at the weekend, but fell at this tournament’s penultimate hurdle.
# (almost) over and done with
Ireland on the brink of T20 World Cup qualification
Graham Ford’s side put themselves in position with yesterday’s win over Nigeria.
# up against it
Ireland's bid for T20 World Cup qualification suffers shock setback at the hands of Canada
They will need to win their remaining two group games and hope for favourable results elsewhere in order to achieve automatic qualification.
# Disappointment
UAE end miserable week by downing Ireland at World T20 qualifier
The hosts of the tournament had also opened their campaign with a loss to Oman on Friday in Abu Dhabi.
# Back once again
Ex-Ireland coach Simmons appointed by West Indies three years after controversial dismissal
The 56-year-old returns for a second spell, having led the Windies to the 2016 T20 World Cup before being sacked five months later.
# At The Helm
Ed Joyce appointed permanent head coach of Ireland women on two-year deal
The former Irish batsman took up the position in an interim capacity in June.
# Anger
England star Stokes calls The Sun's reporting of family tragedy 'immoral' and 'heartless'
The newspaper today published front-page details of a tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.
# All Square
Australia retain the Ashes as England rally to tie the series
Victory for the home side at the Oval means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972.
# Cricket
Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes
Pat Cummins took 4-43 in 24 overs as Australia close in on a first Test series win in England since 2001.
# On the brink
England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow
Australia need just eight wickets to retain the Ashes.
# Day Three
Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test
England were still 297 behind Australia’s imposing 497-8 when bad light ended play.
# Sensational
Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive
England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.
# ignominy
Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out
This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.
England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020
The newly announced ODIs form part of Ireland’s involvement in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.
# The Ashes
Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light
Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.
# Ashes
Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test
Australia know early wickets on Sunday could leave them in a position to press for a victory.
# Victory
Australia dominate England in Ashes opener
Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.
# The Ashes
Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat
England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.
# The Ashes
Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener
The Australian batsman scored a backs-to-the-wall century on the opening day at Edgbaston.
# Ahem
India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up
Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.
# Lord's mayor
A childhood dream realised for Ireland's hero against England at Lord's
‘It’s as good a feeling as I’ve had in my career,’ said Tim Murtagh after his five-wicket haul.
# Day One
Ireland lead England by 122 runs after bowling hosts out for 85 in historic Lord's Test
Ireland’s Tim Murtagh ran riot in London, sealing a place on the Lord’s honours board with a five-for.
# London Calling
'We don't want to sleepwalk into this': England out to lay down a marker in historic Ireland Test
England have one eye on the Ashes as Ireland arrive in Lord’s.
# troubled
Morgan: 'Crazy' World Cup triumph doesn’t feel like a fair result
The England captain is slightly uncomfortable with the nature of his side’s victory.
# Cricket
England's World Cup winning captain returning home to play for Dublin Chiefs
Rush native Eoin Morgan is set to be involved in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam next month.
# Backing Green
Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast
They beat a full member in an ODI Series at home for the first time ever.
# transition
Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid
Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.
# installed
Ed Joyce appointed interim head coach of Ireland women
The former Irish batsman takes over from Aaron Hamilton, who left the role on Monday.
# Ready to go
England's Dubliner captain Morgan eyeing World Cup glory as hosts 'embrace' excitement
The Cricket World Cup kicks off across the water today.
Ireland record much-needed win over World Cup-bound Afghanistan
Graham Ford’s side take a 1-0 lead in their series up north.
# Test
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# Cut
Morgan says England team-mate axed for 'complete disregard' of team values
The England captain addressed the controversy surrounding Alex Hales at a press conference in Dublin today.