The country that invented cricket has had a difficult time competing against newbies in the World Cup match. Here are four incidents in which a lower-ranked nation defeated England in a cricket World Cup match.
Simi Singh took another route through hard work and struggle to fulfill his dream of playing international cricket.
The five-run win over England also adds to Ireland's incredible upswing in T20Is, after bowing out of last year's T20 World Cup in the first round.
During a brief period without rain, Hardik Pandya won the toss in his first match as India captain and opted to bowl first against Ireland, considering the weather forecast.
Both Stephen Doheny and Conor Olphert were recently handed retainer contracts by Cricket Ireland.
Bhubaneswar: Strikes by Blake Govers and Timothy Brand helped Australia edge past Ireland 2-1 in their opening game of the Hockey World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga stadium here on Friday. Right from the start Australia dominated the proceedings through regular attacks. In the 11th minute, Govers put Australia ahead when he fired a drag […]
Dublin: The Irish Aviation Authority has launched an investigating after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was sighted by commercial pilots flying over the country, the media reported on Tuesday. On the morning of November 9, the pilot of British Airways flight BA94 from Montreal called air traffic control in Shannon to report seeing an object […]
London: Reigning Asian champions India lost to lower-ranked Ireland 1-3 (0-0) via penalty shootout here on Thursday as the European side extended its dream run into the semi-finals of the Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup. For India, Reena Khokhar was the lone goal-scorer, while Roisin Upton, Alison Meeke, Chloe Watkins remained calm to beat Savita […]
London: Ireland sealed their place in the women’s hockey World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare after edging past higher-ranked India 1-0 in their second Pool B match at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre here on Thursday. For World No.16 Ireland, Anna O’Flanagan’s goal in the opening quarter was enough for them […]
Dublin: Powered by half centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Suresh Raina and a collective bowling effort, India registered their biggest T20I win after convincingly thrashing minnows Ireland by 143 runs in the second and final T20 International, to pocket the two-match series 2-0 here on Friday. India’s spin twins Yuzvendra Chahal (3/21) and Kuldeep Yadav […]
New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will travel to Ireland for a brief two T20 Internationals series as part of their preparation for the gruelling tour of England in July, the BCCI announced on Tuesday. The Men-In-Blue will play the Irish side on June 27 and 28 in Dublin before travelling to England, where they […]
Dublin: Microsoft has signed a 15-year wind energy agreement with GE in Ireland, becoming one of the first global technology firms to support a new wind project in the country. Microsoft will purchase 100 per cent of the wind energy from its new, 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland. The agreement will help […]
Dublin: Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is leading the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland’s first Indian-origin and also openly gay Prime Minister or the Taoiseach, the media reported. The 38-year-old will face Housing Minister Simon Coveney after nominations closed for the leadership of the governing centre-right Fine Gael party, reported Sky News on Saturday. […]
Bhubaneswar: Ireland crashed out of the men’s hockey World Cup after losing 2-3 to England, handing China a ‘lucky’ berth in the knockout stages despite being crushed 0-11 by two-time holders Australia here on Friday. The last round Pool B engagements concluded. Australia topped the pool with an all-win record after thrashing lowly China in […]
Dublin: In a historic event, Irish voters casted their votes today in a landmark referendum on whether the traditionally Catholic country should liberalise some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe. The campaign has dominated public debate in Ireland over recent months and has forced its nearly 3.5 million voters to decide if the […]