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# Cricket

31st March 2023
# Cricket
Paul Stirling leads Ireland to maiden Bangladesh win
Visitors raced to 126-3 in 14 overs after bowling out their hosts for 124 in Chittagong.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# Update
Bangladesh-Ireland ODI washed out after record innings
Mushfiqur Rahim’s century was the fastest ODI ton by a Bangladeshi batsman.
This year
# Disappointment
Ireland suffer defeat as Mandhana guides India into T20 World Cup semi-finals
A strong, swirling wind made conditions difficult,
# t20 cricket
Ireland lose to Alice Capsey-inspired England at Women’s T20 World Cup
Gabby Lewis hit 36 at the top of the order, but Ireland could not capitalise on quick-fire start.
# great innings
England World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan retires from cricket
The Dubliner is stepping away from all forms of the game.
# Cricket
Ireland to play first Test in four years on Bangladesh tour
Test scheduled for 4-8 April in Dhaka.
# Report
Doheny hits 84 as Ireland win to level Zimbabwe ODI series
Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 46 runs in Harare.
# Thriller
Andrew Balbirnie century in vain as Ireland suffer dramatic loss to Zimbabwe
The ODI series continues on Saturday and will conclude on Monday.
# Defeat
Harry Tector leads Ireland fight but Zimbabwe secure series win in a thriller
Ryan Burl (30 not out) and Luke Jongwe (four not out) ensured a 2-1 success with six balls to spare.
# Cricket
Ireland beat Zimbabwe with two balls to spare to level T20 series
Ross Adair’s 65 helps Ireland set up a series decider on Sunday.
Ex-England batter Ballance helps Zimbabwe beat Ireland on debut
Ballance was released by English county Yorkshire last year after admitting he used racist language against teammate Azeem Rafiq
Last year
# Reaction
Andrew Flintoff 'lucky to be alive' after Top Gear accident
Son Corey, 16, told MailOnline the situation had been perilous.
# Andrew Flintoff
Andrew Flintoff taken to hospital after accident while filming Top Gear
The BBC confirmed the incident occurred on Tuesday morning.
# Cricket
Ireland Women claim historic series win in Pakistan
Gaby Lewis inspired the Ireland Women’s cricket team to their first ever overseas series win.
# Cricket
Ben Stokes fires England as they win T20 World Cup with victory over Pakistan
Stokes was once again the man for the big occasion
# Cricket
Josh Little’s hat-trick in vain as New Zealand beat Ireland at T20 World Cup
The Black Caps’ 35-run win in Adelaide likely means they will top their Super 12s group.
# well beaten
Australia beat Ireland by 42 runs in T20 World Cup
Ireland were on the losing side at the Gabba.
Balbirnie: 'We don’t like using the term 'free hit'... We have as much to lose'
The Ireland skipper says his side has real belief that they can make the T20 World Cup semi-finals.
# fliuch it anyway
Rain washes out World Cup clash to slow Ireland's momentum
Andrew Balbirnie and his fellow giant-killers were forced to share the points with winless Afghanistan after rain washed out play without a ball being bowled.
# Cricket
Consistency the next hurdle for ‘fearless’ Ireland – head coach Malan
Ireland have been the surprise package at the T20 World Cup.
# Cricket
This Ireland team can be new 'golden generation,' says captain after England win
Ireland recorded a five-run victory at the MCG.
# Cricket
Ireland stun title favourites England at rain-hit T20 World Cup
An incredible result for Ireland in Melbourne.
# Cricket
'We've shown we've guys that put their names in lights'- Ireland ready for England battle
Coach Heinrich Malan knows victory a must if they are to stay in the hunt for an unlikely Twenty20 World Cup semi-final berth.
# rough start
Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup Super 12s opener
Sri Lanka secured a nine-wicket victory on Sunday.
# T20
It was an emotional finish' - Ireland captain hails team after West Indies win
Paul Stirling finished with a fine unbeaten 66 from 48 balls.
# A1
Ireland reach T20 World Cup Super 12s after stunning win over West Indies
Paul Stirling slammed an unbeaten 66 stormed as Ireland stormed to victory with with 15 balls to spare.
# Crunch time
Ireland skipper feels pressure all on West Indies ahead of T20 World Cup showdown
The winner reaches the next round.
# Boys in Green
Ireland captain Balbirnie celebrates ‘pretty special’ achievement at T20 World Cup
The victory over Scotland means Ireland meet the West Indies with the winner going through to the next round.
# Cricket
Ireland upset Scotland with stunning comeback at T20 World Cup
It was Ireland’s first win of the tournament after crashing to Zimbabwe on Monday and leaves Group B wide open.
# Cricket
Dockrell insists Ireland will be well prepared for T20 World Cup clash against Scotland
The Scots stunned the West Indies in their opener, while Ireland were well beaten by Zimbabwe.
# Cricket
Ireland lose out by 31 runs to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup opener
Ireland played their opener in Hobart today.
# dead rubber
Bangladesh edge Ireland in final of Women's T20 World Cup qualifier
Both sides had already qualified for the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa courtesy of their semi-final wins.
# Cricket
Ireland's squad named for T20 World Cup in Australia
Head coach Heinrich Malan made the announcement today.
# Cricket
Ireland rally from Bangladesh defeat to claim T20 World Cup qualifying victory over USA
Ireland stormed to a nine-wicket victory in Abu Dhabi.
# Cricket
Ireland wrap up series win after rain-affected second T20I against Scotland
Brilliant fielding helped to secure a 16-run (DLS) win.
# one to remember
Records tumble as Ireland claim superb series win in the Netherlands
It was a day to remember for the Irish women’s cricket team.
# Struggle
England test captain Stokes reveals he takes anxiety medication since father's passing
Stokes resented that cricket denied him more opportunities to see his father during his battle with brain cancer.
# T20
Ireland claim series win over Afghanistan in rain-affected thriller
The hosts needed 56 runs in seven overs for a series win, a last-lap sprint to the finish befitting of the contest.
# Cricket
Ireland's Josh Little to represent Manchester side in The Hundred tournament
Little made his T20 International debut in 2016.
# some innings
Kevin O'Brien retires from international cricket after 16 years
Ireland’s most-capped player has called it a day.