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Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

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

Mar 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 18,006 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.

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

I saw an opportunity to change the ball condition - Bancroft

Mar 24th 2018, 6:28 PM 7,648 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
From The42
# Just Not Cricket

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

Mar 24th 2018, 3:10 PM 10,308 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.

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

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2018, 3:49 PM 12,175 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:55 PM 27,734 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 19th 2018, 4:12 PM 5,356 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 18th 2018, 3:42 PM 4,656 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 5:43 PM 9,558 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 7:58 PM 5,575 Views 6 Comments

Hosts Zimbabwe are next up for Ireland on Friday.

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

Frustrated Ireland lose out to Windies in World Cup qualifier

Mar 10th 2018, 5:04 PM 5,617 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?
From The42
# Howzat?

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

Mar 10th 2018, 11:29 AM 14,525 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.

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

Ireland to host India in two T20 internationals in June

Jan 10th 2018, 12:07 PM 2,522 Views 6 Comments

Malahide will play host to the games.

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

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

Dec 31st 2017, 2:21 PM 4,236 Views 2 Comments

Phil Simmons will lead the country into Test cricket.

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

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

Dec 18th 2017, 8:35 AM 4,665 Views 2 Comments

But it wasn’t without controversy.

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

Superb Stirling century inspires Ireland to confidence-boosting series win

Dec 10th 2017, 9:52 PM 5,682 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 7,575 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 8th 2017, 8:14 AM 3,139 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Nov 27th 2017, 11:25 AM 2,538 Views 1 Comment

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

Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint
# Out Of The Blocks
From The42
# 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 2,095 Views 1 Comment

The first Test starts on Thursday in Brisbane.

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 15,165 Views 13 Comments

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

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 16,210 Views 17 Comments

Police are at the scene.

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

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

May 21st 2017, 7:53 PM 2,905 Views 2 Comments

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

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 2,768 Views 5 Comments

Bangladesh eased to their target with 22.5 overs to spare.

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 6,481 Views 7 Comments

Outrageous bit of timing from Martin Guptill.

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

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

May 7th 2017, 7:36 PM 8,978 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

May 6th 2017, 8:45 PM 3,205 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
From The42
# Worrying Times

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

May 6th 2017, 1:13 PM 3,966 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 31st 2017, 9:59 AM 3,325 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.

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 8:01 PM 17,986 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 2,974 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 29th 2017, 4:14 PM 4,067 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket

Mar 3rd 2017, 5:48 PM 9,229 Views 0 Comments

An accident, of course.

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

Ireland's Cricket World Cup dream is over

Feb 17th 2017, 1:40 PM 4,987 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident

Jan 25th 2017, 11:03 AM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 14th 2017, 8:23 PM 3,528 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Australian cricket player accused of disrespect after dab celebration

Jan 6th 2017, 3:36 PM 9,483 Views 6 Comments

Usman Khawaja marked his his half-century in style.

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 9:33 PM 18,590 Views 6 Comments

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

'I recalled the two moments in my life when God spoke directly to me'
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

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

Dec 27th 2016, 9:00 PM 12,859 Views 3 Comments

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

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged
# Aussie Schemozzle
From The42
# Aussie Schemozzle

South Africa claim their airport jostling incident with journalist was staged

Nov 29th 2016, 6:18 PM 12,608 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 11th 2016, 2:28 PM 6,460 Views 9 Comments

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