By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Some in the media were billing this game as the Jofra Archer show, however in the end it turned into the Josh Little show. The game may ultimately have ended in defeat, but Irish supporters will have been heartened by the performance of the Pembroke bowler.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Cricket fans in Ireland are in for a real treat over the next fortnight, with Ireland facing England this Friday in a one-off ODI followed by an ODI Tri-Series with the West Indies and Bangladesh in Dublin.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Lately there’s been talk that Ireland captain William Porterfield’s position is under threat due to very poor form with the bat, culminating in a disappointing performance for the North West Warriors in La Manga this week.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) With the Test Triangle Inter Provincial series set to begin in La Manga this week, it’s an opportunity for some players to show that they’re capable of stepping up to the International side, if called upon.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) The 2019 Irish cricket season is set to begin, but not at a cricket ground near you, instead it takes place in Spain of all places! The first round of the Inter-Pro’s 50-over competition will be played in the La Manga Cricket Ground.
The recently announced Euro T20 Slam, which will feature 2 teams each from Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands will be launched by two legends of World Cricket, former Pakistan cricket team captain, Wasim Akram and Former Indian team skipper Dilip Vengsarkar.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Ireland’s T20 captain Gary Wilson is looking forward to the start of the Inter-Pros this month, and a huge summer of International cricket, after missing the recent winter series against Afghanistan in India.
Cricket Ireland launched their new state of the art High Performance Centre in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown yesterday afternoon. This new world-class facility will be the envy of many countries, as it was built through significant research from many of the world’s best cricketing facilitates.
By Gerard Mulreaney When you think about cricket you think of Lords, the Oval, Lahore, Sydney, Melbourne, Sabina Park, Eden Gardens, Centurion Park, Port Elizabeth, Headingley, the Gabba and Karachi’s Kensington Oval to name but a few. Not many, if any at all, would say Reykjavík!
Ireland kicked off their World T20 qualifying campaign with a 7-wicket victory over Thailand in Utrecht.