James Taylor to lead new-look England in Ireland
James Taylor to lead new-look England in Ireland

England will send out an inexperienced one-day side to take on Ireland next month with five uncapped players named in a squad led by new captain James Taylor.

World Cup 2015: Ireland fury over `vicious personal attack` on John Mooney
World Cup 2015: Ireland fury over `vicious personal attack` on John Mooney

The Zimbabwe and Ireland teams at the World Cup united Wednesday to condemn a newspaper article which mocked Irish all-rounder John Mooney`s battle with alcohol and depression.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Ireland captain William Porterfield blasts Associate tag
Cricket World Cup 2015: Ireland captain William Porterfield blasts Associate tag

Ireland captain William Porterfield insisted Monday his side belonged among the world`s elite and said he despised the tag of "Associate" which virtually brands a host of teams as second-class citizens.

South Africa`s Adrian Birrell bats for Ireland future
South Africa`s Adrian Birrell bats for Ireland future

South Africa`s assistant coach Adrian Birrell wants the decision to cut the next World Cup to 10 teams from 14 to be reversed, saying he did not want his former wards at Ireland to be left out.

Cricket World Cup: Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak
Cricket World Cup: Stragglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.

ICC World Cup 2015: No longer a surprise, Ireland hope to scale new heights
ICC World Cup 2015: No longer a surprise, Ireland hope to scale new heights

After two successful World Cups and rapid growth, ever-improving Ireland have lost their element of surprise and can scale new heights in Australia and New Zealand, according to captain William Porterfield.

Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification
Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification

The ICC Board on Wednesday approved that Afghanistan and Ireland will join the 10 full members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC cricket World Cup 2019.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

Afghanistan hope to follow the World Cup giant-killing blueprint drawn up by fellow outsiders Ireland when they make their debut at the game`s showpiece tournament.

Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up
Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up

The four qualifiers for the ICC Cricket World Cup -- Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE -- are all in Australia this week in preparation for next year`s tournament.

Sri Lanka enjoy late flurry against Ireland

Sri Lanka scored 39 runs from the last three overs to leave Ireland a victory target of 220 in the first one-day international at Clontarf, Dublin today.

Ireland hammer Afghanistan to win Intercontinental Cup

John Mooney`s second five-wicket haul in the match saw Ireland post a comprehensive victory by 122 runs over Afghanistan to win the ICC Intercontinental Cup final on Friday.

Ireland, Afghanistan qualify for 2014 Twenty20 World Cup

Ireland and Afghanistan qualified for the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 after winning their respective matches in the ICC World Twenty20 qualifier UAE 2014 Sunday.

Irish re-book Aussies for ODI

After last year`s entertaining action in Dublin, Ireland indicated they have booked another one-day international date with top-ranked Australia.

Ireland welcomes ICC`s decision on associates

Ireland`s cricketers are delighted with the ICC`s decision to reinstate associates in the 2015 World Cup and said the U-turn by the world body is a victory for all the associate nations.

Irish boss urges Test roadmap for minnows

Irish cricket chief has urged the global governing body to run the sport as a "meritocracy" by giving smaller nations the chance to compete in World Cups and achieve Test status.

Won`t take it easy against Ireland in second ODI: Waqar

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said that his team will not experiment much against Ireland in the second ODI.

Ton-up Stirling gives Ireland hope against Pakistan

Riding on Stirling`s third ODI ton, Ireland post 238 for eight against Pakistan.

Win against Pakistan will strengthen our case: Porterfield

Ireland captain William Porterfield sees the two match ODI series against Pakistan as a "massive one" in getting a favourable decision from the ICC.