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Wilson justifies elevation to help Ireland stop the rot by slaying Scots

The women's XI have never been as outclassed as they were by New Zealand in a nightmare one day international trilogy.

Lorraine Kelly reveals who she’s backing in the World Cup – and it’s not...

Kelly, 58, was talking to Good Morning Britain ahead of Wednesday’s instalment of Lorraine.

Ireland could face England in historic Lord’s Test

The Test is viewed by England as an essential part of their preparation for the Ashes series, which is expected to begin only 11 days after the World Cup final is played at Lord's.

Root dismisses fixing claims after England humbled

Captain Joe Root and coach Trevor Bayliss both dismissed the claims made in the Middle East-based television station's programme 'Cricket's Match-Fixers'.

Out but not down, Joyce looks ahead

One of us, Steven, played cricket with Merrion's 6th XI but only because they didn't have a 7th.

Ireland’s Ed Joyce has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket

The 39-year-old, who holds the Irish first-class record for most runs in a match with his 231 against the United Arab Emirates in 2015, has called time after featuring in Ireland's inaugural Test against Pakistan earlier this month.

Root backs Cook to get firing again with bat

Root (right), who confirmed on the eve of the first NatWest Test that 20-year-old off-spinner Bess will face Pakistan, backed Cook to extend his record-breaking career "for another couple of years at least".

AB de Villiers announces shock retirement from all forms of international cricket

The 34-year-old has been a titanic figure in the Proteas' middle order for more than a decade and will go down as one of their greatest ever batsmen.

O’Brien says new blood needed to make next step

"That's where I learned the game, in the back garden with Nialler," Kevin says.

No miracle but fighting Irish make Pakistan work for win

When Tim Murtagh grabbed his sixth wicket of the match, Pakistan were a barely credible 14-3 in pursuit of 160 to win and Ireland's dreams of becoming only the fourth side to win after having to follow on were nudging into expectation territory.

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