CricketEurope News Archive 2007
CricketEurope Christmas Quiz ( ) ZZZZ10:13 amZZZZ
Your chance to win book prizes in our end of year quiz.
The Wright brothers ( ) ZZZZ2:26 pmZZZZ
Two US professional cricketers who made it all the way to baseball's Hall of Fame.
Steindl is surprise choice as Scotland coach ( ) ZZZZ6:53 pmZZZZ
Cricket Scotland's promotion of its community development manager to head coach will surprise many Scottish fans.
Cricket in the Olympics? ( ) ZZZZ3:21 pmZZZZ
Some of the pros and cons of cricket's recognition this month by the International Olympic Committee.
Chennai Superstars win ICL ( ) ZZZZ6:08 pmZZZZ
Niall O'Brien brings us up to date in his final instalment from the Indian Cricket League.
Bart King - swing bowler supreme ( ) ZZZZ12:00 amZZZZ
The first in an occasional series looking at important historical figures in the history of non-Test cricket nations.
World Cup format to change? ( ) ZZZZ10:38 pmZZZZ
The hosts of the 2011 World Cup have proposed a new format for the tournament, including a reduction in the number of countries.
ICC announces 2008 Associates' schedule ( ) ZZZZ4:52 pmZZZZ
Ireland to host inaugural ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast.
European teenagers selected for Centre of Excellence ( ) ZZZZ6:11 pmZZZZ
28 of Europe’s most promising young cricketers will travel to La Manga next April to take part in the ICC European Centre of Excellence.
It's time for the ICC to act ( ) ZZZZ10:27 amZZZZ
ICC needs to strengthen its Associate player release regulations as English counties refuse to operate within the spirit of the current rules.
Ireland to host Twenty20 Qualifier? ( ) ZZZZ5:02 pmZZZZ
Ireland are in line to host another major international tournament next summer, the qualifiers for the second Twenty20 World Championship in England in 2009.
Non-Test bowling highlights ( ) ZZZZ1:10 pmZZZZ
Following on from our on some top batting performances, we look at some of the top bowling performances in non-Test cricket.
Green Wickets ( ) ZZZZ12:59 amZZZZ
Ireland's Adventures at the 2007 Cricket World Cup - another book chronicling Ireland's World Cup campaign is launched.
Book Review: A History of Senior Cricket in Ulster ( ) ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
The authoritative history of Ulster cricket in both the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union.
Non-Test batting highlights ( ) ZZZZ4:44 pmZZZZ
Gerrie Snyman's one-day 196 for Namibia prompts a look at some of the outstanding batting performances below Test level over the years.
WCL Division 2 is "a great success" ( ) ZZZZ9:21 amZZZZ
Windhoek tournament emphasizes the value of the ICC World Cricket League, according to ICC Global Development Manager.
ICC European Cricket Academy 2008 ( ) ZZZZ9:18 amZZZZ
14 of Europe's finest young talents will travel to Mumbai in February to take part in the ICC European Cricket Academy.
UAE are WCL Division 2 champions ( ) ZZZZ4:51 pmZZZZ
The UAE have beaten Oman in the final to win the World Cricket League Division 2 title.
Argentina and Uganda go straight back ( ) ZZZZ6:35 pmZZZZ
Argentina and Uganda will be back in WCL Division 3 of the WCL after losing to Denmark and the UAE.
ICL set to get under way ( ) ZZZZ1:26 pmZZZZ
The second instalment from Niall O' Brien as he brings us up to date with happenings in the ICL.
Huge Snyman innings in vain after remarkable UAE run chase ( ) ZZZZ6:28 pmZZZZ
Gerrie Snyman's 196 is not enough to beat the UAE, while Oman and Uganda also win today in WCL Division 2.
CricketEurope Weekly Quiz 3 ( ) ZZZZ3:51 pmZZZZ
WE have a signed copy of New Zealand Test cricketer Stephen Fleming's autobiography to give away this week.
Book Review: Raiders of the Caribbean ( ) ZZZZ8:59 amZZZZ
An opportunity for those who were stirred by Ireland's World Cup achievements to relive something of those extraordinary seven weeks.
Runs galore in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ6:37 pmZZZZ
The UAE and Oman secure their places in the World Cup qualifier with wins today, whilst Denmark get their campaign back on track.
Oman, UAE and Namibia all win again ( ) ZZZZ8:38 pmZZZZ
Day two in Windhoek sees Oman, the UAE and Uganda all pick up their second wins.
Niall O'Brien on the ICL ( ) ZZZZ5:33 pmZZZZ
The Ireland wicket-keeper talks about the build up to the Indian Cricket League in the first of a regular series of articles.
Namibia steamroller Denmark ( ) ZZZZ6:45 pmZZZZ
Oman and the UAE also win on day one of World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek.
WCL Division 2 preview ( ) ZZZZ8:51 amZZZZ
A look at the six teams that are taking part in Windhoek.
World Cricket League Division 2 ( ) ZZZZ11:54 pmZZZZ
Six teams prepare to battle in Namibia for four places in the World Cup Qualifier in 2009.
Book review: Encyclopedia of World Cricket ( ) ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
Roy Morgan's book treats associates' and affiliates' cricket with a level of seriousness that is long overdue.
CricketEurope Weekly Quiz 2 ( ) ZZZZ12:37 amZZZZ
Test your knowledge and win book prizes in the latest of our weekly quizzes.
Croatia take a thriller in Tel Aviv ( ) ZZZZ3:41 pmZZZZ
A final-over win against Israel earns Croatia a place in the European Second Division.
Tony Cozier joins the nay-sayers ( ) ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
The veteran West Indian commentator turns reality on its head in an extraordinary attack on the ICC's global development program.
CricketEurope Weekly Quiz ( ) ZZZZ1:10 pmZZZZ
There are book prizes to be won in the first of our new weekly quizzes.
Bermuda lose in Abu Dhabi ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
After a promising start, Bermuda slump to a 138 run Intercontinental Cup defeat against the UAE.
Bermuda come good at last ( ) ZZZZ7:36 pmZZZZ
Bermuda finally show some spark on the first day of their Intercontinental Cup match against the UAE.
UAE goes head-to-head with Bermuda ( ) ZZZZ1:08 pmZZZZ
UAE meets Bermuda in the Intercontinental Cup with one eye on the forthcoming WCL Division 2 tournament.
ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier postponed ( ) ZZZZ3:05 pmZZZZ
The state of emergency in Pakistan has led to the tournament's postponement.
2009 World Twenty20 draw is made ( ) ZZZZ1:09 pmZZZZ
Scotland and Ireland face the possibility of taking on the old enemy, England, in their own back yard.
Prodigies and Protégés ( ) ZZZZ10:20 amZZZZ
A look at some of the leading players in the current rich seam of young talent in the associate world.
Two match ban for Bermuda's Cann ( ) ZZZZ10:02 amZZZZ
Lionel Cann has been banned for two ODIs after being found guilty of "serious dissent" during Bermuda’s defeat by Kenya.
A great start for Namibia ( ) ZZZZ5:09 pmZZZZ
A fine all-round performance by Gerrie Snyman makes sure of full points in Windhoek.
Namibians take charge on Day 3 ( ) ZZZZ6:11 pmZZZZ
With Canada just 41 runs ahead with four second-innings wickets left, Namibia seem on the brink of victory.
Namibia have the edge in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ5:14 pmZZZZ
A great not-out 163 from Bjorn Kotze sets his side up, but Mohammad Iqbal fights back for Canada.
Namibia recover against Canada ( ) ZZZZ11:24 pmZZZZ
After a poor start Namibia ended the first day of their Intercontinental Cup match against Canada in a strong position.
CricketEurope poll results ( ) ZZZZ11:11 amZZZZ
William Porterfield and Majid Haq top our Irish and Scottish player polls for 2007.
Canada and Namibia prepare for Intercontinental Cup match ( ) ZZZZ11:00 pmZZZZ
Coach Pubudu Dassanayake hopes for change of fortunes as Canada try to keep their Intercontinental Cup hopes alive.
Ireland to host European Championships ( ) ZZZZ9:16 pmZZZZ
Signficant changes in the format of the various European championship tournaments in 2008.
The Chasing Pack ( ) ZZZZ4:50 pmZZZZ
A look at some of the countries who may mount a challenge at the 2009 World Cup qualifying tournament.
Ten Doeschate CricketEurope's ODI Player of the Year ( ) ZZZZ7:26 amZZZZ
The Dutch allrounder narrowly defeats Ireland's Trent Johnston in our readers' poll.
An Associates Twenty20 XI ( ) ZZZZ3:15 amZZZZ
With Scotland and Kenya both disappointing in the ICC World Twenty20, Andrew Nixon picks his best team from the Associate countries.
Odoyo wins ICC Associate ODI award ( ) ZZZZ4:51 amZZZZ
Kenyan allrounder becomes the first winner of the Associate ODI Player of the Year Award.
Scotland depart for Twenty20 ( ) ZZZZ11:46 amZZZZ
No expense spared by ICC as Scotland's party of 23 set off for South Africa.
Short-lists announced for ICC Awards 2007 ( ) ZZZZ4:45 amZZZZ
No Ireland player is short-listed for Associate ODI Player of the Year.
Nepal qualify for Under 19 World Cup ( ) ZZZZ11:09 pmZZZZ
Scotland are forced to withdraw from the play-off match for the remaining place for financial reasons.
Is the ICC in a Parallel Universe? ( ) ZZZZ9:27 amZZZZ
Recent comments about Zimbabwe and China by the President and CEO seem to ignore human and cricketing reality.
New Associate ODI Player of the Year award ( ) ZZZZ3:40 pmZZZZ
18 Associates players are nominated for new award; Irishwoman on Women Player of the Year list.
The Scandal of the ICC Global Development Programme ( ) ZZZZ10:41 amZZZZ
The top-performing countries and ICC regions get a disproportionately small share of the funding of this programme.
Bermuda captain says the future is bright ( ) ZZZZ11:24 pmZZZZ
Bermuda captain is optimistic as his team prepares for a tough ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Ireland.
Scotland side to play India ( ) ZZZZ6:23 pmZZZZ
Scotland have called up all their available English county players for the ODI against India.
Johnston savouring clash with Scots ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
The Ireland captain looks forward to the holders' opening Intercontinental Cup clash beginning Thursday.
Associate players making their mark? ( ) ZZZZ10:38 amZZZZ
A look at players from Associate nations who have been trying to make their way in English cricket in 2007.
Can Denmark get revenge? ( ) ZZZZ1:41 pmZZZZ
Denmark take on Bermuda in two one-day games, looking to avenge their ICC Trophy defeat.
Scotland lose more players ( ) ZZZZ9:24 amZZZZ
A spate of call-offs threatens to undermine this week's pivotal Intercontinental Cup trip to Ireland.
The Ger Siggins Column ( ) ZZZZ11:45 pmZZZZ
Jason Molins - Trent Johnston is talking “absolute rubbish”.
de Grooth and Blain share opening day spoils ( ) ZZZZ11:58 pmZZZZ
The first day of the Intercontinental Cup match between Scotland and The Netherlands in Aberdeen.
SNCL Competitions Committee under fire ( ) ZZZZ9:37 amZZZZ
The committee who are responsible for the running of the SNCL have been criticised.
"It's politics not merit" ( ) ZZZZ12:14 amZZZZ
Jason Molins speaks out on his continued omission from Ireland's international teams.
Doubts over Stormont as Ireland venue? ( ) ZZZZ1:05 pmZZZZ
Does the Northern Ireland cricketing public deserve so many big games to be staged at Stormont?
ECB to seek ICU TV rights agreement ( ) ZZZZ12:59 amZZZZ
ECB are aiming to have effective control of all televised cricket in the British Isles.
Scots to clash with England next August ( ) ZZZZ2:17 pmZZZZ
England and Scotland will meet next summer for the first time in an ODI after a deal was struck between the two governing bodies.
Tough weekend ahead for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:02 pmZZZZ
A preview of Ireland's matches against West Indies and Scotland which conclude the quadrangular tournament.
Irish players get their money ( ) ZZZZ12:27 amZZZZ
Ireland’s World Cup players face the West Indies with an extra £3,500 in their pockets.
Scotland v West Indies post match reaction ( ) ZZZZ8:18 amZZZZ
The views of Chris Gayle, Majid Haq and Ryan Watson.
Ireland come back from the dead ( ) ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
An Irish perspective on the one run victory over The Netherlands in Belfast.
Ireland squad explain media silence ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
The Ireland squad explain their media silence after beating The Netherlands by 1 run.
Scots must hope West Indies lose form ( ) ZZZZ10:01 amZZZZ
Ryan Watson's Scotland are the next team up for scrutiny in the quadrangular series in Ireland.
Tennant fills the gap for now ( ) ZZZZ9:02 amZZZZ
Former international spin bowler Andy Tennant supervises Scotland's one-day international campaign in Ireland.
Bollywood filmmakers to shoot Woolmer movie ( ) ZZZZ1:57 pmZZZZ
Plan to cast Irish actors as the players who knocked Pakistan out of the World Cup.
Lawson puts himself in the frame ( ) ZZZZ1:31 pmZZZZ
"Devastated" by Peter Drinnen's axing, Andy Lawson is interested in succeeding him as Scotland coach.
Back to work for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Against a background of the recent off-the-field upheaval, Scotland head for the quadrangular series in Ireland.
Bray may be available for Intercontinental Cup ( ) ZZZZ11:15 pmZZZZ
Ireland batsman appeared not to know that the quadrangular tournament was taking place this week.
Ayr captain accepts his punishment ( ) ZZZZ9:19 amZZZZ
Craig Hunter captain of Ayr has decided not to appeal against his one match ban in the SNCL.
Canada v UAE: Day 3 Report ( ) ZZZZ7:54 pmZZZZ
Welsh and Soraine finish strong as Canada win in less than three days.
Canada v UAE: Day 2 Report ( ) ZZZZ10:47 pmZZZZ
Sunil Dhaniram's century powers Canada to a 338 run first innings advantage.
'Devastated' Drinnen is forced out ( ) ZZZZ9:18 amZZZZ
Peter Drinnen is removed as Scotland's national coach six months before the end of his contract.
Canada v UAE: Day 1 Report ( ) ZZZZ11:27 pmZZZZ
Steven Welsh takes seven wickets in leading Canada to a first-innings lead.
Worcester rule Nel out of two one-dayers ( ) ZZZZ10:00 amZZZZ
Doubts over fast-bowling contingent as Scotland prepare for next week's quadrangular series in Ireland.
Stand-in skipper upbeat despite loss of key players ( ) ZZZZ11:41 pmZZZZ
Sunil Dhaniram will lead a weakened Canadian side against the UAE in their Intercontinental Cup meeting.
Quadrangular series umpires named ( ) ZZZZ11:34 pmZZZZ
ICC announces umpires and match referees for next week's quadrangular series in Ireland.
India v Pakistan preview ( ) ZZZZ11:18 amZZZZ
Cricket's bitterest rivalry resumes this morning at the Titwood ground on the south side of Glasgow.
Singh leads India to victory ( ) ZZZZ8:10 amZZZZ
An unbeaten 59 from Yuvraj Singh helps India to a 6 wicket win in the 3rd ODI.
Preview: Scotland v Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ12:24 amZZZZ
Scotland's preparations have not been ideal ahead of the one-day international date with Pakistan in Edinburgh.
Interview with Shoaib Akhtar ( ) ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
Pakistan's cricketers are preparing to meet Scotland, and they are talking.
India level the series in Belfast ( ) ZZZZ3:41 pmZZZZ
The sun shone at Stormont but there was nothing brighter than Sachin Tendulkar’s sparkling innings as India beat South Africa by six wickets.
The yawning gap between cricket's haves and have-nots ( ) ZZZZ10:09 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer has to stay with Durham rather than represent Scotland against Pakistan on Sunday.
First blood to South Africa in Belfast ( ) ZZZZ12:18 amZZZZ
Tendulkar makes 99 but India go down by 4 wickets in the opening Future Cup match at Stormont.
Players voice support for Drinnen ( ) ZZZZ11:33 amZZZZ
Scotland coach Peter Drinnen receives an uprising of support from within an increasingly divided playing pool.
Intercontinental Cup preview: Canada v Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ11:35 amZZZZ
Netherlands coach Bakker pledges to play positive cricket in Toronto.
Drinnen's position in doubt? ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
The knives appear to be out for Scotland's coach after 17 months in the post.
Scotland starts to name and shame ( ) ZZZZ11:58 pmZZZZ
Cricket Scotland publishes a list of the first nine miscreants to have been reported by umpires in this season's National Cricket League.
Bray holds out for better deal from ICU ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Ireland's World Cup centurion is deeply unimpressed with the ICU's 'joke' efforts to move towards a professional footing.
Ayr captain faces disrepute charge ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
Grange thwarted in farcical finish to the Scottish National League Premier Division match.
Why no cricket on RTE? ( ) ZZZZ2:23 pmZZZZ
Irish TV companies are reported to have turned down free highlights packages of the Future Cup series.
SNCL players banned ( ) ZZZZ10:29 amZZZZ
Three players have been banned for two matches after a bust-up in a recent League match.
ICC umpires in Belfast given suspension ( ) ZZZZ3:01 pmZZZZ
Billy Bowden and Aleem Dar are standing in Belfast but have been suspended for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
Simmons must be worried ( ) ZZZZ5:33 pmZZZZ
Only seven of the Irish World Cup heroes available as he prepares to face India and South Africa.
Reliving the Dream ( ) ZZZZ9:32 amZZZZ
Ireland allrounder Andrew White releases his book recounting the story of Ireland's amazing World Cup experiences.
Chris Gayle to lead West Indies ( ) ZZZZ12:00 amZZZZ
Chris Gayle has been confirmed as the West Indies captain for the quadrangular series against Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland next month.
Dutch begin to regroup, but Denmark struggle ( ) ZZZZ4:37 pmZZZZ
Saturday's win by the KNCB Invitation XI confirmed the gap between the two Associates.
Opinion: Why Ireland should not pick Morgan ( ) ZZZZ1:59 pmZZZZ
Andrew Nixon on whether Ireland should pick Eoin Morgan for future internationals.
Batting is a concern for Scotland ( ) ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
The Saltires have lost their way with the bat on the way to six defeats in seven county assignments.
So Woolmer was not murdered after all ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
The cloud over the Ireland v Pakistan game on St Patrick’s Day can be at last lifted.
Time to bring back Molins ( ) ZZZZ4:00 pmZZZZ
Richard Bullick on why he thinks a recall for Jason Molins is long overdue.
Europe defeat MCC at Lord's ( ) ZZZZ11:44 pmZZZZ
Europe recover from 33 for five to defeat the MCC by 2 wickets in their challenge match at Lord's.
End of term report ( ) ZZZZ10:44 amZZZZ
How players from Associate countries have been performing for the various English UCCE sides.
Mixture as before for MCC at Lord's ( ) ZZZZ10:15 amZZZZ
MCC's side to face the European XI on Thursday has a familiar look.
Nsubuga and Ochan lead Uganda to WCL Division 3 title ( ) ZZZZ11:44 amZZZZ
Frank Nsubuga and Patrick Ochan produce brilliant all-round performances to help Uganda beat Argentina in Darwin.
Threat of legal action hangs over SNCL ( ) ZZZZ11:33 amZZZZ
Scottish cricket chiefs threatened with legal action over refusal to allow a player to switch clubs in mid-season.
Molins still as keen as ever ( ) ZZZZ2:31 pmZZZZ
Former captain Jason Molins has not given up hope of playing for Ireland again.
Zimbabwe problems ahead for Scotland? ( ) ZZZZ11:18 amZZZZ
ICC Cricket Committe recommendation could plunge Scotland into a political minefield over playing against Zimbabwe.
India and South Africa to go ahead in Belfast ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
The Irish Cricket Union receive confirmation that the India v South Africa series scheduled for Stormont is back on again.
ICC Cricket Committee meeting ( ) ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Recommendations of new committee include the inclusion of Zimbabwe in the Intercontinental Cup.
Argentina and Uganda qualify for WCL 2 ( ) ZZZZ5:28 pmZZZZ
Uganda and Argentina reach the final of World Cricket League Division 3 and earn promotion.
Stormont glamour ties stumped? ( ) ZZZZ10:40 amZZZZ
India versus South Africa ODI's look set to be cancelled.
The Ryder Story ( ) ZZZZ9:44 amZZZZ
Richard Gillis of the Irish Times on the events surrounding the non-appearance of Jesse Ryder for Ireland last weekend.
Argentina and Papua New Guinea go through ( ) ZZZZ5:14 pmZZZZ
Argentina and Papua New Guinea complete the World Cricket League Division 3 semi-final line up in Darwin.
Johnston to captain Europe ( ) ZZZZ4:49 pmZZZZ
Five Scots and four Irishmen have been included in the Europe XI to meet the MCC at Lord's on 7 June.
Ireland to replace Ryder? ( ) ZZZZ4:21 pmZZZZ
Irish coach and CEO discuss bringing in a new overseas player for Ireland's final two Friends Provident matches.
Ryder's non-show "not acceptable" ( ) ZZZZ10:58 amZZZZ
Irish coach Phil Simmons will not play the overseas professional from New Zealand again.
Uganda and Caymans reach WCL Division 3 semi-finals ( ) ZZZZ3:13 pmZZZZ
The ball dominates the bat on the second day of competition in Darwin.
Italy and Papua New Guinea record heart-stopping victories ( ) ZZZZ11:18 pmZZZZ
While Cayman Islands’ openers slam unbeaten centuries on opening day of World Cricket league 3 in Darwin.
Not the best day at the office ( ) ZZZZ10:41 amZZZZ
Ian Moran looks back on his return to a Saltire shirt.
Hoffmann sits out Greenock match ( ) ZZZZ10:20 amZZZZ
Paul Hoffmann has been told he cannot play against Greenock in the Lloyds TSB Scotland League.
Kratzmann out to inspire Hong Kong to glory ( ) ZZZZ4:22 pmZZZZ
Former Australia Davis Cup tennis star lines up in Darwin for World Cricket League Division 3.
Hoffmann returns … again ( ) ZZZZ10:53 amZZZZ
Paul Hoffmann has won another recall to the Scottish Saltires squad.
Ireland wins InterContinental Cup ( ) ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
Ireland retains InterContinental Cup against Canada inside two days at Leicester.
Ireland take charge in Leicester ( ) ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
Canada outplayed by Ireland on Day 1 of the Intercontinental Cup final.
Birrell to lead Europe into battle against MCC ( ) ZZZZ5:54 pmZZZZ
Ireland's outgoing coach Adrian Birrell has been selected to coach an all-star European line-up.
Intercontinental Cup another step in development of Ireland and Canada ( ) ZZZZ1:52 amZZZZ
Ireland boss Phil Simmons says next step is for players to be paid.
Intercontinental Cup ideal for Associates to hone skills ( ) ZZZZ11:59 pmZZZZ
ICC’s High Performance Manager says players must not neglect longer form of game.
Renewed sponsorship a 'major coup' ( ) ZZZZ9:57 amZZZZ
Scotland's major cricket sponsor stays on board for another two years.
India to meet Pakistan in Glasgow ( ) ZZZZ11:55 amZZZZ
Two rivals will clash on July 3, while Pakistan will meet Scotland two days earlier.
Bagai has Intercontinental Cup in his sights ( ) ZZZZ4:22 pmZZZZ
New Canadian skipper wants to begin his time at the helm with victory in first-class final.
European Twenty20 Challenge cancelled ( ) ZZZZ11:43 amZZZZ
ICC Europe has cancelled its inaugural ICC European Twenty20 Challenge scheduled for Belfast in July.
Simmons relishes return to Grace Road ( ) ZZZZ2:36 pmZZZZ
New Ireland coach wants to build on success of ICC World Cup.
Ireland and Canada prepare for Intercontinental decider ( ) ZZZZ12:30 amZZZZ
Ireland will be looking to add another chapter to its fairytale year of 2007 when it takes on Canada in the ICC Intercontinental Cup final.
The difference between amateurs and professionals ( ) ZZZZ1:03 amZZZZ
It is set to become even more pronounced in the Ireland cricket squad.
Scotland to meet West Indies? ( ) ZZZZ10:40 amZZZZ
Scotland are likely to take part in a quadrangular series in Ireland in July.
Richard Gillis Column ( ) ZZZZ10:09 amZZZZ
Richard Gillis of the Irish Times begins his weekly columns by going to England with the Irish side.
Ireland to be thrown out of Friends Provident? ( ) ZZZZ4:13 pmZZZZ
Ger Siggins on how the ECB aren't happy with Ireland hosting the India v South Africa tri-series.
Not a good first week for Simmons ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
To lose one Ireland selector may be deemed unfortunate, to lose two must be considered careless.
"Surplus to requirements" ( ) ZZZZ11:28 pmZZZZ
Second Irish selector resigns in the space of three days.
India v Pakistan in Glasgow? ( ) ZZZZ9:59 amZZZZ
Preparations are underway for a possible ODI between India and Pakistan in Glasgow in July.
Phil Simmons interview ( ) ZZZZ11:34 pmZZZZ
The new Ireland coach speaks with Ewan McKenna of the Sunday Tribune .
Homecoming turns into a wake ( ) ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
Barely 500 spectators turned up for Ireland's first home match after their World Cup heroics and the players responded in kind.
Denmark lose twice in Amsterdam ( ) ZZZZ7:53 amZZZZ
Dutch champions VRA Amsterdam beat the Danish side with margins of three and six wickets.
Hayward to sign for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ3:45 pmZZZZ
Nantie Hayward should be named as an Ireland's overseas player tomorrow.
Haq hits out at Cricket Scotland's foreign policy ( ) ZZZZ10:54 amZZZZ
Scotland allrounder makes strong criticism of Cricket Scotland's employment of overseas players.
Intercontinental Cup Final set for Leicester ( ) ZZZZ11:04 pmZZZZ
The final of the Intercontinental Cup between Canada and Ireland will take place at Grace Road, Leicester, from 22-25 May.
The end for Hoffmann and Hamilton? ( ) ZZZZ1:29 pmZZZZ
Gavin Hamilton and Paul Hoffmann may be overlooked as the Scotland selectors pick the squad to face Yorkshire.
Ireland moving ahead of Scotland? ( ) ZZZZ11:00 amZZZZ
Jon Coates on how Ireland has surged ahead of Scotland in the race for elite international cricket.
Revised WCL Division 3 details ( ) ZZZZ11:20 amZZZZ
ICC announces revised groupings for next month's World Cricket League Division 3 tournament.
A long winter's journey to success ( ) ZZZZ6:52 amZZZZ
Eddie Norfolk reviews the months of intensive preparation that have culminated in a place among cricket's elite nations.
Ireland qualifies for LG ICC ODI Championship ( ) ZZZZ6:50 amZZZZ
Following its 74-run victory over Bangladesh, Ireland takes its place on the LG ICC ODI Championship table.
Svanholm find the going tough in Amsterdam ( ) ZZZZ6:24 pmZZZZ
Danish champions Svanholm open their season with a visit to Amsterdam.
Why not Ireland? ( ) ZZZZ12:22 amZZZZ
News of Ireland's World Cup exploits reaches Germany … and Bollywood!
Gibbs has made his name ( ) ZZZZ9:39 amZZZZ
The South African who became the first player to hit six sixes in an over in the World Cup.
Rhodes still follows Ireland ( ) ZZZZ1:18 pmZZZZ
Eight years after playing for Ireland, Jonty Rhodes still follows their fortunes closely.
Associates’ performances show value of experience ( ) ZZZZ9:17 amZZZZ
Most of the leading batsmen in the World Cup were current or past first-class players.
Playing for and against Ireland ( ) ZZZZ8:15 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce - 50 caps for Ireland but now playing for England.
Boom time on the way for European cricket ( ) ZZZZ10:45 amZZZZ
Research shows numbers of participants has doubled in just five years.
Intercontinental Cup Final arrangements announced ( ) ZZZZ6:24 pmZZZZ
The Intercontinental Cup final between Ireland and Canada will take place at Chelmsford in England on 21-24 May.
Match Report: West Indies v Zimbabwe ( ) ZZZZ1:59 pmZZZZ
West Indies became the first team to reach the Super 8s with a victory over Zimbabwe.
Twenty 20 World Championship groups ( ) ZZZZ1:09 pmZZZZ
Scotland draw India and Pakistan; Kenya face New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
Death of Bob Woolmer casts a dark cloud ( ) ZZZZ1:46 pmZZZZ
The death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer has cast a cloud over the World Cup finals.
Inzaman retires ( ) ZZZZ1:42 pmZZZZ
Pakistan's captain retires from one day international cricket in the aftermath of the defeat by Ireland.
ICC pays tribute to Bob Woolmer ( ) ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
“An outstanding human being who loved the game. ICC and cricket owes him huge debt for his development role”
Super Saturday sets World Cup alight ( ) ZZZZ10:06 amZZZZ
Shock victories for Ireland and Bangladesh are of more than local significance.
Pakistan fined for slow over rate ( ) ZZZZ8:53 amZZZZ
Inzamam-ul-Haq fined total of 90 per cent of match fee after his side is four overs short of target against Ireland.
Match Report: England v New Zealand ( ) ZZZZ3:05 pmZZZZ
After the loss of three early wickets,New Zealand cruised to victory over England.
England v New Zealand: match quotes ( ) ZZZZ11:51 pmZZZZ
Post-match quotes following New Zealand's comprehensive victory over England.
Match Report: West Indies v Pakistan ( ) ZZZZ12:55 amZZZZ
The West Indies gave their fans the perfect start to the Caribbean Cricket World Cup.
Let the action begin: West Indies v Pakistan preview ( ) ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
The preliminaries are over, the teams and their supporters are on four islands throughout the Caribbean, let the action begin.
Great Upsets 4: The World Cup ( ) ZZZZ9:41 amZZZZ
Andrew Nixon on the victories of Associate countries over Test nations at the Cricket World Cup.
Associates’ batting the surprise weak spot? ( ) ZZZZ5:52 pmZZZZ
Analysis of last week’s warm-up matches suggests that the Associates’ batsmen – and not the bowlers – could be the problem.
Caribbean carnival needs to deliver ( ) ZZZZ10:25 amZZZZ
Jon Coates provides an extensive preview on the eve of the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Woolmer supports Associates ( ) ZZZZ2:32 pmZZZZ
Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer champions the Associates' cause.
Nepal wins Asian Premier League ( ) ZZZZ3:39 pmZZZZ
Nepal win the Asian Cricket Council's Premier League title after UAE fail to gather enough points against Singapore and Malaysia.
What chance a World Cup upset? ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
Do any of the six associate countries have a chance of causing an upset in this World Cup?
Great Upsets 3: West Indies lose to Ireland again ( ) ZZZZ9:53 amZZZZ
Details of a third win for Ireland over the West Indies in 2004.
Great Upsets 2: Philadelphia v Australia ( ) ZZZZ3:34 pmZZZZ
The Philadelphians recorded three wins over Australia between 1893 and 1912.
Greenidge stands up for minnows ( ) ZZZZ10:17 amZZZZ
How are these teams going to improve if we don't give them a chance?
ICC suspends USA ( ) ZZZZ9:10 amZZZZ
USACA fails to adopt new constitution and to hold elections. USA relegated from WCL Division 3.
Great Upsets 1: Scotland v Australia 1882 ( ) ZZZZ4:10 pmZZZZ
As the World Cup approaches we relive some of the victories of Associate nations over the Test countries.
Americas boss calls for ‘All-Star’ team ( ) ZZZZ3:26 pmZZZZ
The ICC Americas development manager has suggested a combined Americas team.
The CricketEurope Interview ( ) ZZZZ11:20 pmZZZZ
John Elder answers questions about CricketEurope and Associates nations' cricket.
Pakistan to host Women’s World Cup qualifier ( ) ZZZZ12:30 amZZZZ
Event to be played in Lahore between 18 and 24 November.
CricketEurope Rankings - February ( ) ZZZZ11:33 pmZZZZ
Ashish Bagai of Canada and Kenya's Peter Ongondo move to the top of the latest ranking lists.
WCL puts Associates' cricket in context ( ) ZZZZ10:16 amZZZZ
The Nairobi First Division tournament highlights achievements and limitations - on and off the field.
Friends Provident announced as trophy sponsor ( ) ZZZZ10:19 amZZZZ
The FTSE100 life and pensions company sponsors the ECB domestic one-day competition.
Set for September in South Africa ( ) ZZZZ11:01 pmZZZZ
Scotland and Kenya qualify for the ICC Twenty20 World Championships.
Tendulkar and Ponting for Belfast ( ) ZZZZ11:58 amZZZZ
Stormont is confirmed as the venue for three one-day internationals between India and Australia.
European hopefuls head to India ( ) ZZZZ9:33 amZZZZ
Irish and Scots youngsters head to Mumbai for eight days.
To avoid a precedent ( ) ZZZZ2:44 pmZZZZ
The reason why the points from the abandoned game went to Kenya.
ten Doeschate is Player of the Year ( ) ZZZZ5:07 pmZZZZ
The Dutch allrounder finishes well clear in the CricketEurope annual poll.
Hair returns to international cricket ( ) ZZZZ1:53 pmZZZZ
Darrell Hair will umpire in the World Cricket League and Tri-series in Kenya.
"WCL is what ICC is all about" ( ) ZZZZ10:55 amZZZZ
ICC President says World Cricket League is vital to cricket’s development.
Europeans take on the world ( ) ZZZZ1:09 pmZZZZ
2007 promises to be the most significant year in the history of European cricket.