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Ireland secure 4-wicket victory over Scotland

09 September, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

A new-look Ireland side put in a confident performance in cruising to a 4-wicket win over Scotland in the T20I Tri-Series at Malahide Cricket Club today. Scottish captain Kyle Coetzer won the toss and chose to bat first under sunny skies. Ireland had two debutants, 19-year old batter Harry Tector and 21-year old fast-bowler David … Read More

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Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots’ strike but wins case in Ireland

08 August, 2019 8:47 am 8:47 am

LISBON (Reuters) – An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback hours later when a London court rejected a similar application for its British pilots. Ryanair is battling to prevent employees from taking industrial action. Last year strikes over pay … Read More

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England, bowl out, Ireland, 38, seal, Test, victory

England bowl out Ireland for 38 to seal Test victory

07 July, 2019 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland’s dream of pulling off one of the biggest shocks in the history of Test cricket by beating England at Lord’s were shattered as they collapsed to 38 all out to lose by 143 runs on Friday. On a murky morning, Ireland made a dream start when Stuart Thompson ended England’s second … Read More

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Ireland in command after bowling England out for 85

07 July, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland enjoyed a fairytale opening day in their first ever test match against England as they bowled out the hosts for 85 before building a healthy lead at sweltering Lord’s. The euphoria of 10 days ago after England’s nerve-jangling World Cup final win over New Zealand, turned to stunned disbelief as Ireland … Read More

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Cricket: Ireland build lead after England dismissed for 85

07 July, 2019 9:16 pm 9:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland were in a dominant position at tea on the first day of their four-day Test against England at Lord’s after bowling the hosts out for 85 and then reaching 127-2 in reply on Wednesday. In a dream start to their first test match against England, Tim Murtagh took five for 13 … Read More

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Morgan, Archer star in England T20I win over Pakistan

05 May, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

CARDIFF – An unbeaten half-century from England captain Eoin Morgan and a brilliant T20I debut for Jofra Archer ensured England overcame Pakistan by seven wickets in Cardiff. Archer took 2/29 as England restricted their opponents to 173/6, the newly qualified Englishman dismissing both of Pakistan’s set batsmen in the same over. Morgan’s 29-ball 57* then … Read More

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Rahmat Shah shines in Afghanistan’s maiden Test win against Ireland

03 March, 2019 1:25 pm 1:25 pm

DEHRADUN, India (Reuters) – Afghanistan registered their first Test victory after Rahmat Shah’s second fifty of the match helped secure their seven-wicket win against Ireland in a one-off contest in Dehradun on Monday. Chasing 147 for the victory, Afghanistan rode a 139-run stand between Shah and Ihsanullah Janat to romp home for a memorable win … Read More

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Cricket, Scotland, Netherlands, Ireland, European T20 league

Cricket: Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland form new European T20 league

03 March, 2019 4:02 pm 4:02 pm

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – The cricket boards of Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland have reached an agreement to form a new European Twenty20 league that will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 22 this year, the three boards said in a joint statement. The tournament has been developed in consultation with the International Cricket Council (ICC), … Read More

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Pakistan, Ireland look for first points

11 November, 2018 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

GEORGE TOWN (92 News) –  It’s a must-win game for both Pakistan and Ireland as they look to bounce back after early losses in Group B at the ICC Women’s WT20 2018. Pakistan have made an inauspicious start to their WT20 campaign – they lost their opening game to Australia and then went down to India. … Read More

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Murtagh is a fantastic performer: Porterfield

08 August, 2018 10:12 am 10:12 am

BELFAST (92 News) – William Porterfield, the Ireland captain, was all praise for Tim Murtagh after the pacer’s 4/30 helped Ireland to a series-levelling three-wicket victory against Afghanistan in Belfast on Wednesday, 29 August. The 37-year-old struck thrice in his opening spell to dismiss Mohammad Shahzad (0), the in-form Hazratullah Zazai (1), and Gulbadin Naib … Read More

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Ireland aim for a turnaround in ODI series

08 August, 2018 2:44 pm 2:44 pm

DUBLIN (92 News) – After losing the three-match Twenty20 International series 2-0 to Afghanistan, hosts Ireland will want to set things right in the one-day internationals. The third match of the T20I series was scheduled for Friday, 24 August, only to be abandoned due to a waterlogged outfield at the Bready Cricket Club in North … Read More

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Pope travels to transformed Ireland as abuse crises rage

08 August, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Pope Francis will arrive in Ireland on Saturday to find a society transformed since the last papal visit 39 years ago and beset by the kind of abuse scandals that have mired the Catholic Church in crisis again. More than three-quarters of the Irish population flocked to see Pope John Paul II … Read More

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Clare Shillington credits bowlers for second win in a row

07 July, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

IRELAND (92 News) Clare Shillington won her second Player of the Match award in a row, the Ireland opener following up her 32-ball 38 against Thailand with a 39-ball 47 against Scotland as Ireland made it two in two. The win, however, was set up by the Irish bowlers, who kept Scotland to 98/2 in … Read More

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Ireland look to hit back after opening reversal

06 June, 2018 11:42 am 11:42 am

IRELAND (92 News) – India likely to give game time to the players who missed the first T20I before leaving for England. The first of two Twenty20 Internationals went the way of the higher-ranked Indians as Ireland first let the visiting side score 208/5 and were then restricted for 132/9. Though the margin of defeat … Read More

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Ireland unfazed by India challenge, says Gary Wilson

06 June, 2018 9:59 am 9:59 am

IRELAND (92 News) – Ireland are going into the Twenty20 International series against India concentrating on their own game and aiming to play with freedom, captain Gary Wilson said. Ireland host India in two T20Is starting Wednesday, 27 June, and the home side, ranked 17th in the world in the format, are unfazed by the … Read More

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