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# cricket - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Cricketer fined for asking reporter on date live on air and people are divided about it
# Australia
# Australia

Cricketer fined for asking reporter on date live on air and people are divided about it

Jan 5th 2016, 9:29 AM 31,215 Views 89 Comments

Chris Gayle said: ‘Don’t blush, baby’ after making advances while being interviewed on live television.

# cricket - Monday 4 January, 2016

'Don't blush, baby' - West Indies cricketer slammed for chatting up interviewer live on air
# Out Of Bounds
From The42
# Out Of Bounds

'Don't blush, baby' - West Indies cricketer slammed for chatting up interviewer live on air

Jan 4th 2016, 2:54 PM 10,123 Views 14 Comments

Melbourne Renegades opener Chris Gayle has been criticised for his comments to a female reporter.

# cricket - Friday 25 December, 2015

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived
# Body On The Line
From The42
# Body On The Line

We faced six balls from an Ireland fast-bowler and (nearly) survived

Dec 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,188 Views 1 Comment

First ball is free, right?

# cricket - Monday 21 December, 2015

Boyd Rankin to return to the Ireland shirt after 11 appearances for England
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

Boyd Rankin to return to the Ireland shirt after 11 appearances for England

Dec 21st 2015, 4:54 PM 5,571 Views 32 Comments

“There’s a real opportunity for Ireland to get Test status now, and that prospect was a real lure for me.”

# cricket - Monday 7 December, 2015

One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

One of Ireland's top cricketers has announced his retirement

Dec 7th 2015, 7:23 PM 4,741 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner is one of four players to represent Ireland at three World Cups.

# cricket - Thursday 3 December, 2015

India, here we come! Ireland have qualified for the Women's T20 Cricket World Cup
# World In Motion
From The42
# World In Motion

India, here we come! Ireland have qualified for the Women's T20 Cricket World Cup

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 2,084 Views 1 Comment

Ireland now face Bangladesh in the final of the World Cup Qualifier tournament on Saturday.

# cricket - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status
# Women In Sport
From The42
# Women In Sport

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status

Nov 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 10,817 Views 5 Comments

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

# cricket - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Ireland surge to top of table with thumping win on the road to Test match cricket
# The Holy Grail
From The42
# The Holy Grail

Ireland surge to top of table with thumping win on the road to Test match cricket

Oct 27th 2015, 10:05 PM 8,430 Views 14 Comments

A thoroughly convincing win for Ireland in Windhoek.

# cricket - Friday 28 August, 2015

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close
# Positive Signs
From The42
# Positive Signs

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

Aug 28th 2015, 8:40 PM 4,364 Views 2 Comments

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# cricket - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia
# What Might Have Been
From The42
# What Might Have Been

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

Aug 27th 2015, 7:50 PM 8,802 Views 4 Comments

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

Ireland set for 'Everest scale' challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ireland set for 'Everest scale' challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

Aug 27th 2015, 7:25 AM 5,263 Views 0 Comments

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# cricket - Saturday 25 July, 2015

'We have no right to win every game but that's what everyone expects us to do'
# Stirling Job
From The42
# Stirling Job

'We have no right to win every game but that's what everyone expects us to do'

Jul 25th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,564 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s quest for another trophy continues today when they face Netherlands.

# cricket - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland have qualified for next year's World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion
# The Blarney Army
From The42
# The Blarney Army

Ireland have qualified for next year's World Twenty20 in the most dramatic fashion

Jul 19th 2015, 5:24 PM 9,615 Views 4 Comments

That’s now seven World Cups in 10 years for Ireland.

# cricket - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today
# Oh Balls!
From The42
# Oh Balls!

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Jul 9th 2015, 4:52 PM 5,095 Views 6 Comments

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

# cricket - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals
# Closure
From The42
# Closure

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

May 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 4,576 Views 3 Comments

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

# cricket - Sunday 10 May, 2015

'I want to evolve what you're doing here and take Ireland to the next level'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I want to evolve what you're doing here and take Ireland to the next level'

May 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,830 Views 5 Comments

We sat down with new Ireland head coach John Bracewell this week to talk about his ambition to bring Test cricket to these shores.

# cricket - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach
# Meet The New Boss
From The42
# Meet The New Boss

Johnny B Good! The Irish cricket team have appointed their new head coach

Apr 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,354 Views 3 Comments

Former Black Caps coach John Bracewell replaces Phil Simmons.

# cricket - Sunday 5 April, 2015

'Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they're not going to ruin our club'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Mindless vandals destroyed our pitch but they're not going to ruin our club'

Apr 5th 2015, 10:00 AM 51,365 Views 69 Comments

Four years of hard work and €6,500 has gone up in smoke but Cabinteely Cricket Club are desperately shifting through the wreckage for salvation.

# cricket - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal
# Backing Green
From The42
# Backing Green

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

Mar 7th 2015, 3:05 PM 12,174 Views 5 Comments

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

# cricket - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton's unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments
# Below The Belt
From The42
# Below The Belt

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton's unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Feb 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 8,186 Views 6 Comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

# cricket - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio's jail sentence and all today's sport
# Wednesday
From The42
# Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland win again, Fabio's jail sentence and all today's sport

Feb 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 21,112 Views 1 Comment

Here’s all the sport Wednesday had to offer.

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup
# Shoot For The Moon
From The Daily Edge
# Shoot For The Moon

This new* Ireland supporter has the best sign of the Cricket World Cup

Feb 25th 2015, 9:16 AM 3,130 Views 0 Comments

*And by ‘new’ we mean since the cinematic release of PS I Love You in December 2007.

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years
# Neighbours
From The42
# Neighbours

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Feb 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,031 Views 9 Comments

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

# cricket - Monday 23 February, 2015

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*
# Great Expectations
From The42
# Great Expectations

Windies win will 'mean nothing' if the Irish cricketers lose tomorrow night*

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:54 PM 4,393 Views 3 Comments

*Or the early hours of Wednesday morning to be exact.

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

We don’t like cricket, we love it but how much do you know about the sport?

Feb 23rd 2015, 9:47 PM 24,532 Views 48 Comments

Do you know your LBW from your googlies?

# cricket - Saturday 21 February, 2015

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week
# Below The Belt
From The42
# Below The Belt

An invasion of France, fine dining at Bohs and more in our Comments of the Week

Feb 21st 2015, 6:30 PM 6,248 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring romantic walks with swans in Glendalough.

# cricket - Monday 16 February, 2015

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat
# That's Just Not Cricket
From The42
# That's Just Not Cricket

West Indies star fined after dropping a very audible C bomb during Ireland defeat

Feb 16th 2015, 8:28 PM 7,124 Views 4 Comments

Darren Sammy and Ireland’s John Mooney have been fined by the ICC.

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it's a great game altogether
# What A Belter
# What A Belter

Martin McGuinness was live-tweeting the cricket last night. He thinks it's a great game altogether

Feb 16th 2015, 10:39 AM 13,142 Views 52 Comments

The North’s Deputy First Minister surprised many with a radio appearance this morning to talk exclusively about the sport, and Ireland’s overnight win.

'I don't have sympathy for my opponents. It's not in me' - Phil Simmons
# I Love It
From The42
# I Love It

'I don't have sympathy for my opponents. It's not in me' - Phil Simmons

Feb 16th 2015, 9:44 AM 3,939 Views 3 Comments

Nelson win was as good an Irish performance as coach Phil Simmons has ever seen.

'I don't see it as an upset' - Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies
# Howzat?
From The42
# Howzat?

'I don't see it as an upset' - Ireland captain Porterfield demands respect after win over West Indies

Feb 16th 2015, 8:08 AM 4,518 Views 6 Comments

The Irish skipper took aim at the game’s two-tier system.

# cricket - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Up to €8,000 worth of damage caused after Cabinteely cricket pitch set on fire

Feb 5th 2015, 5:24 PM 27,294 Views 50 Comments

The club may now have to abandon their season if the pitch can’t be repaired.

# cricket - Friday 23 January, 2015

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages
# Cash
# Cash

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:49 AM 12,588 Views 18 Comments

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# cricket - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation
# Lucky Escape
From The42
# Lucky Escape

Seagull gets killed by cricket ball, resurrects and receives standing ovation

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:58 PM 7,341 Views 3 Comments

Miracles do happen.

# cricket - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'
# Underfire
From The42
# Underfire

Australian batsman denies racially taunting Indian opponent after telling him to 'speak English'

Jan 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,821 Views 10 Comments

It’s not the first time David Warner has been embroiled in controversy.

# cricket - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years

Jan 17th 2015, 11:00 PM 4,900 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side need to beat Scotland on Monday to win the Dubai Tri-series.

# cricket - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Records tumble as Ireland's World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest
# Carnage
From The42
# Carnage

Records tumble as Ireland's World Cup opponents warm-up with T20 run-fest

Jan 11th 2015, 7:05 PM 3,847 Views 1 Comment

There was carnage as David Miller hit a six over a four-tiered stand and onto a golf course.

# cricket - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Ireland start as they mean to go on but room for improvement as World Cup groundwork begins
# CWC15
From The42
# CWC15

Ireland start as they mean to go on but room for improvement as World Cup groundwork begins

Jan 10th 2015, 7:21 PM 3,123 Views 1 Comment

Phil Simmons’ side are in Dubai for an ODI tri-series.

# cricket - Monday 5 January, 2015

History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup
# CWC15
From The42
# CWC15

History boys? Here's the Ireland squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

Jan 5th 2015, 4:10 PM 4,094 Views 6 Comments

There are just 39 days until the tournament gets underway.

# cricket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland
# High Hopes
From The42
# High Hopes

After hitting a plateau in their headlong progress, 2015 is a seminal year for Ireland

Jan 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 2,971 Views 2 Comments

There is plenty to look forward to over the next twelve months, including the World Cup.

# cricket - Saturday 27 December, 2014

John Mooney's heroic innings the day after revealing his battle with depression - My 2014 sporting moment
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

John Mooney's heroic innings the day after revealing his battle with depression - My 2014 sporting moment

Dec 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 2,592 Views 0 Comments

The ovation he received was spine-tingling.