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#Cricket

# cricket - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series

Aug 29th 2018, 9:50 PM 3,362 Views 1 Comment

The sides will meet again in Friday’s decider.

# cricket - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan
# Cricket
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# Cricket

Short-lived recovery not enough to save Ireland from T20 series loss to Afghanistan

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:37 PM 3,297 Views 3 Comments

Ireland will be playing to avoid a whitewash in Belfast on Friday.

# cricket - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub
# Cleared
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# Cleared

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub

Aug 14th 2018, 4:01 PM 3,608 Views 13 Comments

He has rejoined the squad.

# cricket - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash
# Special Occasion
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# Special Occasion

Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash

Jul 19th 2018, 12:51 PM 5,343 Views 11 Comments

The game will be played at Lord’s.

# cricket - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'
# Competition
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# Competition

'AFL has such big resources that they are identifying players from the age of 12'

Jun 20th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,956 Views 10 Comments

Rebels coaches Shaun Berne and Eoin Toolan outline the challenges rugby faces in Melbourne.

# cricket - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

17-year-old breaks world record in Dublin as sorry Ireland put to the sword again
# Teenage Kicks
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# Teenage Kicks

17-year-old breaks world record in Dublin as sorry Ireland put to the sword again

Jun 13th 2018, 9:53 PM 9,220 Views 1 Comment

The Irish batters could learn a thing or two from Amelia Kerr.

# cricket - Sunday 10 June, 2018

England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win
# Upset
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# Upset

England embarrassed as Scotland claim greatest victory in their history with shock ODI win

Jun 10th 2018, 8:21 PM 7,166 Views 2 Comments

The Scots held their nerve in a lone one-day international at Edinburgh on Sunday.

# cricket - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement
# Hanging Up The Bat
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# Hanging Up The Bat

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement

May 24th 2018, 1:26 PM 4,184 Views 6 Comments

The 39-year-old is taking up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach.

# cricket - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Pakistan launch rearguard action to halt Ireland's early joy at Malahide
# Test Match Special
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# Test Match Special

Pakistan launch rearguard action to halt Ireland's early joy at Malahide

Updated May 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 23,272 Views 9 Comments

The visitors held the upper hand before rain and bad light ended the second day at Malahide prematurely.

# cricket - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'
# Cheat Scandal
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# Cheat Scandal

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Mar 29th 2018, 7:55 AM 5,726 Views 3 Comments

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# cricket - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal
# Foul Play
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# Foul Play

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 3:57 PM 3,628 Views 4 Comments

Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal
# Controversy
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# Controversy

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,996 Views 41 Comments

There had been calls for captain Steve Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan.

# cricket - Saturday 24 March, 2018

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

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft

Mar 24th 2018, 6:28 PM 7,639 Views 6 Comments

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

Australia batsman caught up in ball-tampering row during Test against South Africa
# Just Not Cricket
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# Just Not Cricket

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

Mar 24th 2018, 3:10 PM 10,294 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2018, 3:49 PM 12,167 Views 34 Comments

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

# cricket - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:55 PM 27,727 Views 27 Comments

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

# cricket - Monday 19 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 19th 2018, 4:12 PM 5,345 Views 0 Comments

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

# cricket - Sunday 18 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 18th 2018, 3:42 PM 4,648 Views 0 Comments

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

# cricket - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 5:43 PM 9,547 Views 9 Comments

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

# cricket - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 7:58 PM 5,567 Views 6 Comments

Hosts Zimbabwe are next up for Ireland on Friday.

# cricket - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier
# Windies
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# Windies

Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier

Mar 10th 2018, 5:04 PM 5,608 Views 0 Comments

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

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

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

Mar 10th 2018, 11:29 AM 14,513 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Ireland to host India in two T20 internationals in June

Jan 10th 2018, 12:07 PM 2,512 Views 6 Comments

Malahide will play host to the games.

# cricket - Sunday 31 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 31st 2017, 2:21 PM 4,225 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

# cricket - Monday 18 December, 2017

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

Dec 18th 2017, 8:35 AM 4,657 Views 2 Comments

But it wasn’t without controversy.

# cricket - Sunday 10 December, 2017

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

Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win

Dec 10th 2017, 9:52 PM 5,672 Views 10 Comments

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

# cricket - Saturday 9 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 7,570 Views 7 Comments

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

# cricket - Friday 8 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 8th 2017, 8:14 AM 3,130 Views 1 Comment

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

# cricket - Monday 27 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 27th 2017, 11:25 AM 2,531 Views 1 Comment

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

# cricket - Monday 20 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 20th 2017, 11:55 AM 2,089 Views 1 Comment

The first Test starts on Thursday in Brisbane.

# cricket - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground
# Grievous Bodily Harm
# Grievous Bodily Harm

Man arrested over crossbow bolt fired into Oval cricket ground

Sep 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 15,156 Views 14 Comments

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
# London
# London

Oval cricket ground evacuated after crossbow bolt lands on pitch

Aug 31st 2017, 5:54 PM 16,197 Views 17 Comments

Police are at the scene.

# cricket - Sunday 21 May, 2017

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

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

May 21st 2017, 7:53 PM 2,896 Views 2 Comments

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

# cricket - Friday 19 May, 2017

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

Bangladesh beat Ireland by eight wickets at Malahide

May 19th 2017, 5:14 PM 2,760 Views 5 Comments

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

# cricket - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Watch: New Zealand cricketer takes incredible one-handed catch in India
# Flying Kiwi
From The42
# Flying Kiwi

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

May 11th 2017, 10:29 PM 6,473 Views 7 Comments

Outrageous bit of timing from Martin Guptill.

# cricket - Sunday 7 May, 2017

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

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

May 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 8,966 Views 10 Comments

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

# cricket - Saturday 6 May, 2017

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

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

May 6th 2017, 8:45 PM 3,202 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

May 6th 2017, 1:13 PM 3,952 Views 3 Comments

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

# cricket - Friday 31 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 31st 2017, 9:59 AM 3,318 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 8:01 PM 17,976 Views 13 Comments

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