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Don't fret, Donald Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well'

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar used a meeting with Trump, who has been a vocal supporter of Brexit, to underline Ireland`s concerns over the departure that could affect it more than any other country remaining in the 28-member bloc. 

Jun 06, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Australia pick 16-year-old Mary Fowler for FIFA World Cup

Queenslander Fowler, who was also eligible to play for Ireland through her father, has been capped only four times for the `Matildas`.

May 14, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

Uncapped Phil Salt replaces injured Dawid Malan in England T20I squad against Pakistan

 Salt is now all set to join his Sussex county teammates Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan for the T20I against Pakistan. 

May 04, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Alex Hales left 'devastated' after withdrawal from England's World Cup squad

The ECB had also dropped Hales for the lone ODI against Ireland on May 3 and the subsequent limited-overs fixtures against Pakistan in May after he was tested positive for recreational drug use.

Apr 30, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Taskin Ahmed added to Bangladesh ODI squad for Ireland tri-series

Nayeem Hasan and Yasir Ali Rabbi had been included as standby players in the Masrafe Mortaza-led squad. 

Apr 28, 2019, 19:24 PM IST

Ben Foakes replaces injured Sam Billings in England ODI, T20I squads

Billings dislocated his shoulder while fielding during county side Kent's 50-over clash against Glamorgan in Cardiff on Thursday.

Apr 26, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Feel really excited about joining England: Jofra Archer

Archer produced a match-winning performance against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League on Thursday. 

Apr 26, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Conditions in England will be unpredictable for World Cup, says Jonny Bairstow

England are considered to be one of the favourites to lift the World Cup trophy. 

Apr 24, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

England's Alex Hales takes indefinite break from cricket for 'personal reasons'

The 30-year-old missed his English county side Nottinghamshire's opening clash of the Royal London Cup against Lancashire on Friday. 

Apr 20, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Northern Ireland police arrest two over murder of journalist

"Major Investigation Team detectives have arrested two men, aged 18 and 19 under the Terrorism Act, in connection with the murder," the Police Service of Northern Ireland said in a statement.

Apr 20, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman likely to be sidelined for two weeks with ankle injury

While Mustafizur Rahman is expected to be included in Bangladesh's World Cup squad, he is most likely to miss the initial stages of a pre-tournament training camp.

Apr 13, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

West Indies' Shane Dowrich earns maiden ODI call-up for tri-series in Ireland

Besides Dowrich, the Cricket West Indies new interim selection panel has also called back pacer Shannon Gabriel and batsman Jonathan Carter in the national squad. 

Apr 13, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Indian women's hockey team confident of taming Malaysia in five-match series

The last time India met Malaysia in a big event was at the 2017 Asia Cup, where it won 2-0 in the round robin league before winning the title in a tense final against China.

Apr 03, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

ICC Rankings: Rahmat Shah jumps 88 spots after scripting Afghanistan's maiden Test win

Yamin, Rashid, O’Brien and Murtagh are others to make impressive gains after Dehradun Test match.

Mar 19, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Afghanistan create history, beat Ireland by 7 wickets to seal maiden Test win

Notably, the two sides were playing only their second Test after they made debut in the longest format of the game last year. 
 

Mar 18, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Rashid Khan's fi-fer takes Afghanistan close to maiden Test win

Chasing 147 for victory, Afghanistan were 29 for one with Ihsanullah Janat batting on 16 and Rahmat Shah unbeaten on 11 at the close of play.

Mar 17, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

Afghanistan, Ireland set to to play first Test against each other in Dehradun

Both the teams have played only one Test each. Ireland faced Pakistan in their maiden Test in May last year, while Afghanistan met India in June 2018.

Mar 15, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

Afghanistan call off proposed tour to Zimbabwe over broadcasting costs

While Zimbabwe played their last ODI match in November 2018 when they visited Bangladesh, Afghanistan settled for a 2-2 draw against Ireland in the ODI series. 

Mar 12, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Rashid Khan becomes the first spinner to take a hat-trick in T20Is

Khan made his presence felt when it mattered the most, playing the role of an enforcer.

Feb 24, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Afghanistan seal series against Ireland following Hazratullah Zazai's 162

In response, Ireland ended with 194 for 6 with skipper Paul Stirling (91 off 50) being with the top-scorer. Star spinner Rashid Khan ended with four wickets, conceding 25 runs in four overs.

Feb 23, 2019, 23:12 PM IST