Articles relating to Ireland

Irish slam 'outrageous' ICC

2011-04-05 17:19

Ireland will fight the ICC's decision to shut them and other associate nations out of the CWC, the country's cricket CEO said.


Ireland are more than minnows when it comes to international cricket - as they proved during the 2007 World Cup when they knocked out giants Pakistan.
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Stirling stars for Ireland

2011-03-18 13:49

Paul Stirling has smashed an explosive century as Ireland posted an emphatic six-wicket victory over the Netherlands.

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Dockrell dislocates shoulder

2011-03-18 09:53

Ireland's left-arm spinner George Dockrell has dislocated his shoulder during the World Cup match against the Netherlands.

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TenDo ton leads Dutch total

2011-03-18 10:14

Ryan ten Doeschate struck a fluent century to help the Netherlands reach 306 against Ireland at Eden Gardens.

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Ireland win toss, field

2011-03-18 06:09

Ireland captain William Porterfield won the toss and elected to field against the Netherlands in their World Cup Group B match.

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Kevin O'Brien

The younger of the two O'Briens, Kevin, is a potent and vociferous all-rounder who has been instrumental in Ireland's cricketing successes of late.
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Ireland win hearts at CWC

2011-03-16 10:04

Ireland may well be out of the World Cup, but after a dazzling win over England, the Men in Green remain a crowd favourite.

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SA quarters berth on offer

2011-03-15 08:46

Confident after their win against India, the Proteas can seal their last eight berth in the World Cup with victory over Ireland.

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SA wary of fighting Irish

2011-03-14 07:56

South Africa will be wary of Ireland's fighting spirit when they seek to nail down a World Cup quarter-final place.

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SA beat Irish, reach quarters

2011-03-15 18:02

South Africa reached the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals with victory over Ireland in their Group B clash at Eden Gardens.

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We can beat SA - Ireland

2011-03-14 22:01

A victory over SA will be one of the most famous days in the history of Irish sport, according to Ireland's Albert van der Merwe.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Momentum is key for Proteas

2011-03-13 22:15

South Africa have shifted their focus to Ireland, the next hurdle in the Proteas' path to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Preview: SA vs Ireland

2011-03-15 10:20

The Proteas are riding high after the win over India, and Ireland will need to down a giant again to keep their Cup hopes alive.

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Eden Gardens welcomes SA

2011-03-14 17:13

Eden Gardens, which was embarrassingly stripped of its opening CWC clash last month, finally joins the party on Tuesday.

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Irish slam TV ump shocker

2011-03-11 17:29

Ireland captain William Porterfield has slammed a controversial umpiring decision that cost his side the match against the Windies.

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Proteas the 'Team of the Decade'

South Africa's cricketers have done themselves proud, writes Fidel Castro, culminating in a prestigious ICC award for being the Associate Member Team of the Decade for services rendered to World Cricket...starting with Basil D'Oliveira's rescuing of a shocking England attack...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are a dominant force in the shorter formats, and they will look to go one better than their 2007 runners-up spot in the 2011 World Cup.


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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not only an outstanding wicketkeeper and an astute captain, but also one of India's many extremely destructive batsmen.


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Cricket World Cup 2011

The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 07:37

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics. Read More


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