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newscricket3 months ago

Ireland's Kevin O’Brien announces retirement from ODI cricket

After representing Ireland in 153 One-Day International games, all-rounder Kevin O’Brien has decided to hang his boots in the 50-over format, Ireland cricket confirmed on their official website. O’Brien retires as the third-highest run-getter for Ireland in ODIs, behind Stirling and Porterfield.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs IRE | Today I learnt: Cricket’s Hybrid problem and the downside of English aggression

It was a better day of ODI cricket than the first match a couple of days ago, but the game left a void that was so much to fill from the outset. Jonny Bairstow made up for it with a clinical half-century while Curtis Campher hit the nail at the right spot but England scampered to a 2-0 series win.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs IRE | 1st ODI - Ask me anything ft. Irish batsmen’s protests and the James Vince frustration

England and Ireland kick-started the ICC ODI Super League in the most underwhelming fashion imaginable, as the hosts made easy work of the visitors in under 6 hours to go 1-0 up in the series. But there was, however, a lot of talking points from the game despite its one-sidedness.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Bangladesh tour of Ireland postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic

Ireland's seven-match series against Bangladesh has been postponed, on Saturday, at it became the latest casualty to be inflicted on the cricket calendar by the coronavirus pandemic. No professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before May 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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reportcricket2 years ago

ICC World T20 Qualifiers | Namibia, Oman, Kenya register comfortable wins, Canada and Hong Kong win thrillers

Namibia, Oman, and Kenya registered comfortable wins over the respective opponents — Bermuda, Nigeria, and Singapore — while Canada and Hong Kong edged past Ireland and Jersey respectively. Canada’s 10-run win over Ireland in Abu Dhabi was their first win over a full ICC member since 2003.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter explodes as Ireland bundle out England for 85 runs at Lord's

England were dismissed for 77 in the first innings of their first Test against the Windies at The Oval in Barbados, a few months ago. Today, Ireland repeated the show by bowling England out for 85 at Lord's, which sent the Twitterati wild, as they reacted on the same and trolled the World Champions.
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newscricket3 years ago

Twitter reacts to Hitman Sharma and Gabbar Dhawan putting on a show against Ireland

Thanks to Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan's 160-run opening strand, India ran out comfortable winners in a match which was littered with dropped catches. The Twitterati had their share of fun as Rohit Sharma missed out on his third T20I century and Kuldeep Yadav spinning webs around the Irish.
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newscricket3 years ago

Kevin O' Brien rates his Bangalore innings in WC better than his first Test Hundred against Pakistan

Kevin O’ Brien has affirmed that his 50-ball century against England in a 2011 World Cup match in Bangalore is still a better innings than his maiden Test hundred against Pakistan. The Ireland cricketer has also noted that they want to play more Test matches, after doing good in their Test debut.
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