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World cup
Four times when England lost World Cup matches against lower-ranked nations

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.

  • Monday, 07 November 2022
Simi Singh
T20 WC 2022: Know about incredible journey of Punjab’s Simi Singh from cleaning toilets to playing for Ireland

Simi Singh took another route through hard work and struggle to fulfill his dream of playing international cricket.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Ireland Vs England
T20 World Cup: Dominant Ireland secure famous victory over England by five runs via DLS

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.

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Rain delays start of first T20I between India and Ireland
Rain delays start of first T20I between India and Ireland

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.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
Ireland pick batter Doheny, pacer Olphert
Ireland pick batter Doheny, pacer Olphert for India T20I series

Both Stephen Doheny and Conor Olphert were recently handed retainer contracts by Cricket Ireland.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022
Hockey World Cup 2018: Govers, Brand help Australia edge past 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 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Irish authorities begin investigation over UFO sightings

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Women's Hockey World Cup: India lose to Ireland in quarters

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Women's hockey World Cup: Ireland beat India to enter quarters

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India outclass Ireland in second T20I; pocket series 2-0

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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India to tour Ireland for two T20Is before England series

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Microsoft, GE sign pact on new wind project in Ireland

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Leo Varadkar
Gay Indian-origin leads race to become new Irish PM

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. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Hockey World Cup 2018: Ireland crashes out after losing to England 2-3

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Irish citizens vote to decide constitutional validity of abortion laws

  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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021