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# Cricket
'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand
The game is due to go ahead despite the development after the threat was investigated and judged not to be credible.
# scuppered
Rain ruins Ireland's second one-day international against Zimbabwe
The inclement weather in Belfast meant the match ended with no result.
# ODI
Ireland slip to defeat in World Cup Super League series opener versus Zimbabwe
The hosts were beaten by 38 runs in Stormont. They will resume the series on Friday.
# On the box
Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.
# The Hundred
Gaby Lewis becomes first Irish female cricketer to join The Hundred
Lewis joins Paul Stirling at the Southern Brave for the remainder of the tournament.
# Howzat?
Cricket bids to return to Olympics in 2028
Cricket has only appeared once in the Olympics, at the Paris Games in 1900.
# Howzat?
The Irishwoman who took a bold decision to pursue a cricket career Down Under
Kim Garth is making a career and a life for herself in Australia.
# Cricket
South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.
# Malahide
World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener
Shamsi finished his day 4-27 as South Africa sealed a comfortable win despite Ireland spirited bowling efforts.
# level pegging
South Africa square Ireland ODI series with 70-run win at Malahide
Ireland were eyeing their first ODI campaign success against a top-eight nation after a 43-run win on Tuesday put them 1-0 up following a washed out opener.
# Historic
Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa
Captain Balbirnie came to the fore with 102 as Ireland sensationally won the first entry in a three-match series.
# stepping away
'The hunger and love is no longer the same' - Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien announces ODI retirement
The 37-year-old Dubliner is best remembered for his stunning World Cup century in the win over England in 2011.
# Utrecht
Ireland beaten by resurgent Dutch in third ODI
Ireland lost by four wickets.
# Dutch Gold
Heartbreak for Ireland in first ODI against Netherlands
Ireland lost by just a single run.
# big occasion
'A crowd in excess of 10,000 at a cricket match in Dublin? Yep'
In an extract from ‘Do They Play Cricket in Ireland,’ David Townsend recalls a memorable clash against England.
# Concern
Former Australian Test cricketer victim of targeted kidnapping
Police said that on 14 April Stuart MacGill was confronted by three men at an intersection and bundled into a vehicle.
# exodus
Cricket authorities scramble to bring players home from Covid-hit India after IPL abandonment
The IPL was finally suspended on Tuesday after several cases popped up in the six-city tournament’s bio-secure bubble.
# Show Goes On
Cricket stars leave IPL as India virus toll grows
One leading Indian newspaper group has suspended its coverage of the league, calling its continuation ‘commercialism gone crass’.
# precaution
Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19
The player has used only one training hub but has close contacts who have trained at other locations.
# Ouch
England cricket star has surgery to remove glass from finger after smashing fish tank
Jofra Archer was trying to clean the tank when the accident happened.
# Cricket
Andrew Balbirnie released by Ireland to join Glamorgan on short-term deal
Ireland captain will replace Marnus Labuschagne for the first six weeks of the county season.
# response
'People are telling you to go die in a hole' - Ex-England international on personal online abuse
Alex Hartley was targeted in the wake of her tweet during England’s two-day Test defeat to India last week.
# Unhappy
England rugby team respond to Ian Botham's 'unhappy' comments
The cricket legend has said he will be backing Wales when the two countries meet.
# clean sweep
Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland
Ireland suffered a 36-run loss in the third one-day international in Abu Dhabi today.
# Cricket
Gurbaz century leads Afghanistan to victory over Ireland
The 19-year-old took Afghanistan to an imposing 287 for nine from their 50 overs.
# ODI
Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song
A remarkable all-round display from the Leinster all-rounder helped Ireland beat the UAE by 112 runs in Abu Dhabi.
# Cricket
Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE
Ireland lost out by six wickets in Abu Dhabi today.
# problems
Cricket great Andrew Flintoff mulls over seeking help for ongoing bulimia battle
The 42-year-old former all-rounder first revealed he was suffering from the eating disorder in 2014.
# couldn't write it
Ireland legend Kevin O'Brien smashes 8 sixes - and his own car window - in Lightning win
O’Brien faces a chilly drive home after his starring role in Leinster Lightning’s victory over the North West Warriors.
# ODI
Ireland captain brands famous victory over England as 'one we’ll remember forever'
Andrew Balbirnie and some of his team-mates are set for two weeks of quarantine after yesterday’s heroics at Ageas Bowl.
# Cricket
Ireland complete famous win over world champions England in third ODI
Kevin O’Brien hit the final ball in a superb seven-wicket victory for Ireland.
# Third Time's a Charm
'We want to beat England any time we play them' - Ireland eager to restore pride
England hold an unassailable 2-0 advantage ahead of today’s final one-day international.
# Cricket
Campher impresses on debut but Ireland suffer emphatic defeat against England
England ran out winners by six wickets in the sides’ first one-day international.
# looking ahead
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie: England are dangerous animal even without World Cup stars
The Irish side meet Eoin Morgan’s men in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday at Southampton.
# Coronavirus
Ex-Ireland coach Simmons gets West Indies backing after facing sack calls for attending funeral
Simmons, who was Ireland boss for eight years from 2007, has twice tested negative for the coronavirus.
# one-day soon
Ireland and Bangladesh postpone limited-over matches
Four of the fixtures were due to be played in England.
# Winning
Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan
Kevin O’Brien hit a last-ball six as his side clinched a consolation super-over victory.
# Paywall
TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make
There are many strands to the huge decision facing the championship and its six unions.
# Painful
Ireland head coach Ford to head home from tour of South Africa due to injury
An x-ray in South Africa confirmed that Ford had fractured vertebrae and three ribs in a slip at his home on the eve of his flight.
# NSFW
Stokes sorry for explicit outburst at fan following repeated abuse and Ed Sheeran reference
The 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year unleashed a sweary tirade at an antagonising fan.