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newscricket4 months ago

WI vs IRE | The second ODI postponed due to Covid outbreak in Ireland camp

Second fixture of the three match ODI series between West Indies and Ireland has been postponed after Covid outbreak in the Ireland camp plus two injuries in the squad. Three new members have found positive while Andy McBrine and Mark Adair are injured making the Ireland squad five players short.
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newscricket7 months 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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newscricket7 months 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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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Ireland’s 2011 World Cup deja vu win over England

History often tends to repeat itself and when a total of 328 popped up, none could take their minds and thoughts away from the 2011 World Cup encounter between England and Ireland. Channelling the same positivity, on the back of Stirling-Balbirnie’s partnership, Ireland nicked away a vital win.
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featurecricket2 years ago

ENG vs IRE | 3rd ODI - Ask me anything ft. Ireland’s deja vu moment, Captain Morgan and a pounding Stirling

The hosts England couldn’t have started any worse as they were reduced to 44/3 before Captain Morgan bailed them out to a total of 328. However, in the second innings, the Irish top order reined supremacy with their stunning display on the night to leave England stone-cold by seven wickets.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Ireland's shambolic top-order collapse against England

The first ODI since the pandemic attack between England vs Ireland got off to a rather underwhelming start as the Irishmen were bowled out for a paltry 172 by a focused English side. Unsurprisingly, the Twitterati expressed their disappointment over the away side's inability to put up a fight.
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reportcricket3 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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newscricket3 years ago

T20 World Cup Qualifier | Netherlands seal second win, Kenya lose two in a row

While Scotland bounced back after defeat from Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Jersey kicked off their respective campaigns in the T20 World Cup Qualifiers with comfortable wins over Bermuda and Nigeria respectively. Kenya, meanwhile, suffer their second consecutive defeat in two days.
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newscricket3 years ago

T20 WC Qualifiers | Scotland shocked by Singapore; Ireland and Netherlands cruise to comfortable victories

Scotland succumbed to a shock two-run defeat at the hands of a spirited Singapore side with captain Amjad Mahboob defending 8 runs off the final over. Ireland and Netherlands started strongly with convincing victories while hosts UAE were outclassed completely by the red brigade of Oman.
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