- Gerhard Erasmus hits unbeaten half-century in chase
- Irish total of 125-8 chased down with nine balls to spare
Namibia reached the Super 12 stage at the T20 World Cup for the first time with an eight-wicket victory over Ireland, who crashed out of the tournament.
Captain Gerhard Erasmus struck an unbeaten half-century in an historic moment for the nation, who only recorded their first-ever World Cup victory earlier at the tournament against the Netherlands. Ireland have not qualified for the main draw since 2012 and their below-par total of 125 for eight was expertly chased down by Namibia. Continue reading...
ABU DHABI - Wanindu Hasaranga starred with a 47-ball 71 and figures of 1-12 as Sri Lanka secured a comfortable 70-run win over Ireland in Group A of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
ABU DHABI - Curtis Campher made history in taking four wickets in four balls to help Ireland to a thumping seven-wicket win over the Netherlands in their first match of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
- Netherlands 106; Ireland 107-3
- Little-known seamer joins illustrious T20 company
Ireland’s Curtis Campher became only the third player in history to take four wickets in four balls during a Twenty20 international to help his team to a seven-wicket World Cup stroll against the Netherlands.
Campher’s achievement puts him on a list of three, with Rashid Khan and Lasith Malinga the only other bowlers to have achieved the feat. Continue reading...
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Irish have underperformed at recent tournaments and Scots have toiled of late but both have realistic hopes of the Super 12s
Five and a half years since Carlos Brathwaite ended the last Twenty20 World Cup on an unforgettable high, this year’s tournament begins on Sunday with a match for which the phrase low-key doesn’t quite cut it.
As Oman take on Papua New Guinea at the 3,000-capacity Al Amerat Stadium in Muscat the key will be positively subterranean. The first round will feature fine cricket and compelling matches, it will see dreams realised and others crushed, but it also occupies a strange hinterland between humble qualifiers and World Cup proper, and whatever happens in the intervening period by the time a new name is engraved on the trophy in Dubai on 14 November the tournament opener will surely feel vanishingly distant in time, space and sheer star quality. Continue reading...
ABU DHABI, UAE - An unbeaten 50-ball 88 from Gareth Delany lifted Ireland to a comfortable 33-run win over Bangladesh in their final warm-up fixture ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
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ABU DHABI, UAE - Ireland continued their build-up to the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with a thumping eight-wicket win over Papua New Guinea.
HARARE, Zimbabwe – On her 16th birthday, Ireland’s Amy Hunter hit an unbeaten century and became the youngest cricketer (men or women) to score an international hundred, as Ireland Women claimed a 3-1 series victory over Zimbabwe in emphatic style.
DUBAI, UAE – The following update is provided regarding Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie following yesterday’s T20 International against UAE, and regarding changes to the match times of the two warm-up fixtures ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
HARARE, Zimbabwe – Gaby Lewis and Leah Paul may be Ireland Women’s new One-Day international opening pair, but they are not so new to each other – and it’s the strong bond that formed between them at the domestic level that is now translating on the international stage as Ireland seek a series victory.
DUBAI, UAE - United Arab Emirates claimed a series-sealing seven-wicket win off the back of an unbeaten century from Muhammad Waseem and a resilient bowling performance, despite a strong Irish start.
DUBAI, UAE – Irish all-rounder Curtis Campher is pleased to have put his recent injury behind him, and is looking ahead to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup – and his recently announced appearance in the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 League.