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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Cricket

All time
No words seem right - Phillip Joel Hughes, Cap 408, will forever remain 63 not out
A tragic accident has left cricket in a communal state of numbness and disbelief, writes Ryan Bailey.
Australia's Daily Telegraph has retired tomorrow's back page in memory of Phil Hughes
Irish cricket “stunned and saddened” by Hughes’ tragic death.
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies in hospital after being struck on the head by a ball
The 25-year-old never regained consciousness after being struck on the head by a ball two days ago.
# Best wishes
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury
The 25-year-old crashed to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the head while playing for South Australia.
# Irish Roots
'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan
The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.
# Howzat?
Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records
That’s some striking.
# Howzat?
Cricket fan wins €3,000 for making this sliding one-handed catch in his bare feet
His brother-in-law put it up, and he snagged the big catch.
# freddie
Flintoff to continue shock playing return Down Under
Age is but a number for Freddie.
# Cricket
Ireland coach Phil Simmons to leave World Cup warm-up tour
Simmons will return to his native Trinidad to be with his ill mother, Cricket Ireland said this evening.
# Cricket
Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour
The opening batsman left the camp due to personal reasons.
# Reel stories
Sports Film of the Week: Out of the Ashes
Even if cricket’s not usually your cup of tea, we reckon you’ll enjoy this.
# wednesday
We'll Leave It There So: Annalise Murphy is going to Rio, Irish cricket gets some cash and the rest of the day's sport
Also, Irish cricket received a boost and Aston Villa have gone crazy for Keano’s beard.
# Big Boost
Kerching! Irish cricket signs multi-million euro 10-year sponsorship deal with Indian investors
The multinational Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group is to make the investment.
# The Slog Sweep
Test status within 'grasping distance', says Cricket Ireland president
Joe Doherty gave his thoughts on the future of cricket in Ireland and his hopes for the World Cup.
# Looking Back
Cricketer Ed Joyce reflects on the reasons for his switch from England to Ireland
The 35-year-old star said he “always would have preferred” to represent his birth country.
# Close Call
This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile
Mitchell Johnson’s six nearly blew out this commentary box window.
# The Slog Sweep
Johnston: Cricket's Girls in Green deserve every bit of success
Departing women’s cricket coach Trent Johnston says the opportunity to work in his native Australia was “too good to pass up.”
# Gaza
English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match
Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.
# The Slog Sweep
Simmons: 'I can imagine playing a game in Sydney with the Irish support... jeez!'
Coach Phil Simmons says the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand will effectively be a home tournament for Ireland.
# The Slog Sweep
'Apart from my two kids being born, it was the greatest day of my life'
Trent Johnston remembers the day that Ireland turned the cricket world upside down in this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep.
# One day internationals
Australia and England will sandwich The Ashes between ODIs against Ireland in 2015
“Next year is shaping up to be the most exciting in Irish cricketing history,” says Ireland coach Phil Simmons.
# one in the eye
Craig Kieswetter nailed the 'Cricket is a Tough Game' Selfie
What, this? Just a broken nose and eye socket. No biggie.
# The Slog Sweep
Deutrom: I still believe that Ireland will be playing Test cricket by 2020
Warren Deutrom tells The Slog Sweep podcast that Ireland’s strategic ambition has paved the way for other aspiring Associates.
# Ingenious
New Zealand cricketer makes a simply incredible catch against West Indies
Trent Boult has form in this department and Windies batsmen must hate the sight of him.
# The Slog Sweep
'An absolute bonus': how 3 Irish lads ended up at Australia's Ashes party
Aussie bowling coach Craig McDermott speaks to this week’s episode of The Slog Sweep podcast.
# The Slog Sweep
Ireland's Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed
The now-retired batsman recalls his One Day heroics in the Caribbean and the greatest St Patrick’s Day party of all time.
# Howzat?
We don't like cricket* but we love this brilliant two-man catch
*Actually, we do like cricket.
# The Slog Sweep
George Hook: 'No more than Keane in Saipan, they have abandoned their country'
Hook blasts Eoin Morgan and Boyd Rankin for pursuing their Test cricket ambitions with England.
# The Slog Sweep
'It's the way cricket should be!' - Kev O'Brien on Caribbean life and Chris Gayle's house party
Ireland’s vice-captain spoke exclusively to The Slog Sweep, a new weekly Irish cricket podcast.
# Howzat?
Ireland to host one-day internationals with England and Australia
The matches have been pencilled in for 2015, Cricket Ireland announced today.
# blame it on the weatherman
Ireland's second ODI against Sri Lanka rained off
# Howzat?
Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf
The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,
# watch here
LIVE: Ireland v Sri Lanka, One Day International
The world’s best 50-over team are taking on Phil Simmons’ men in Clontarf.
# Cricket
Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town
Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.
# ducks in a row
Cricket team bowled out for princely sum of 3
For non cricket fans out there, that is akin to Mike Tyson getting beaten by a Frank Bruno sneeze after 0.6 seconds of Round One.
Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games
There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.
# Big Test
Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition
The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.
# Cricket
Ireland women fall short on their World Cup debut against New Zealand
Next up for the Girls in Green – world champions Australia on Thursday.
# Women's World T20
Ireland's women make their World T20 debut today -- and they've got the blueprint for a few big shocks
Trent Johnston’s side are gunning for an upset when they face New Zealand in Sylhet this morning.
# Interview
'We could have won a lot easier than that,' admits relieved Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons
“It’s a great start, but there are three games in the group and we know how dangerous UAE can be,” he added.