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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs IRE 2022, 2nd T20I | Internet reacts as India wins a high-scoring thriller by four runs

India have clinched two-match T20I series against Ireland with a clean sweep by winning second fixture by four runs. Ireland batted out of their skins while chasing a target of 226 and almost managed to pull an upset but last two balls from Umran Malik in right areas prevented them from doing so.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs IRE 2022, 2nd T20I | Internet reacts as Ishan Kishan mocks batter but umpire signals no-ball

It has happened on a few occasions that mocking a batter has gone in vain as he was survived by a no-ball. Ravi Bishnoi stumped out Andrew Balbirnie in the second T20I and Ishan Kishan mocked him before whipping off the bails but his antics turned to be useless as the bowler had overstepped.
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newscricket3 months ago

IRE vs IND | Harry Tector carried his ODI form vs India, remarks Andy Balbirnie

Ireland skipper Andy Balbirnie has heaped praise on Herry Tector, saying the latter has carried his dream ODI form against India in the T20I series opener on Sunday. Tector scored an unbeaten 33-ball 64, laced with six fours and three sixes, but it was not enough for Ireland to secure a win.
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newscricket10 months ago

Graham Ford steps down as Ireland head coach

Cricket Ireland has announced that Graham Ford will step down as the head coach with immediate effect, after having worked for a four-year stint with the side. Ireland made their maiden Test appearance against Pakistan in May 2018, and played 51 T20Is, 47 ODIs, and three Tests during his tenure.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Sri Lanka deserve to go through, we will be eyeing the second spot, says Andy Balbirnie

Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie has said that the Sri Lankan team deserved to qualify for the Super 12s at the T20 World Cup 2021, and he now lays foucs on leading his team to the next round. After going down to Sri Lanka by 70 runs on Wednesday, Ireland will face Namibia a must-win game on Friday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Pretty comfortable win, says Andrew Balbirnie as Ireland thrash Netherlands

After Ireland defeated Netherlands by 7 wickets and 27 balls remaining at Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday, winning captain Andrew Balbirnie hailed his bowlers, especially Curtis Campher, who picked four consecutive wickets in the match. Ireland will next face Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Paul Stirling’s contribution will be crucial for Ireland, says Andrew Balbirnie

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie has stated that opening batsman Paul Stringling’s form will be crucial for the team in the T20 World Cup 2021. Balbirnie further added that the experience of Stirling and Kevin O’Brien will give youngsters the opportunity to learn during the ICC mega event.
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newscricketa year ago

IRE vs ZIM | The boys came out with fire and energy to defend the total, states Craig Ervine

Post Zimbabwe's thrilling three-run win over Ireland in the first T20I, Craig Ervine stated that his team came out with a lot of energy and fire to defend 118 runs. On the other hand, Andrew Balbirnie was disappointed with his team's performance and felt they weren't good enough with the bat.
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newscricketa year ago

IRE vs SA | Chuffed to contributed to team's victory; bowlers were phenomenal, asserts David Miller 

David Miller, who helped South Africa win the second T20I against Ireland, stated that he was very happy to have contributed to the team's win, and further lauded the bowlers. Proteas skipper Temba Bavuma also reckoned that the team showed a great fight after starting poorly in the game.
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newscricketa year ago

IRE vs SA | Huge day for Ireland but our target is to win the series, states Andrew Balbirnie

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie, whose ton on Tuesday propelled his side to a famous win over South Africa, admitted that the occasion was special, but stressed that Ireland are fully focussed on winning the three-match series. The win on Tuesday pushed Ireland to fifth in the Super League table.
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