Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards with ECB chairman Giles Clarke

ICC news

Anger as 10-team World Cup not up for debate

For all the outcry, the ICC annual conference remained wedded to a 10-team World Cup looks set to go ahead in England - and the ECB's unyielding attitude has caused resentment from Ireland and Scotland in particular

Preston Mommsen drills the ball during his 60

Ireland v Scotland, 3rd T20, Bready

Ireland receive wake-up call with second defeat

If John Bracewell, the new head coach, wasn't fully aware of the size of the task that lies ahead, then successive defeats to Scotland will have highlighted the challenge he faces.

John Bracewell, Ireland's new coach, watches over training

Ireland v Scotland, 2nd T20, Bready

Extra game scheduled after washout

There was frustration for all involved as Ireland's second Twenty20 international against Scotland was washed out without a ball being bowled on Friday

Ger Siggins

Trent Johnston does the chicken dance

Australia news

Trent Johnston appointed NSW interim head coach

Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston has been appointed interim head coach of New South Wales following the departure of Trevor Bayliss to England

Ryan Bailey

Matthew Cross made 47 opening the batting

Ireland v Scotland, 1st T20, Bready

Ireland disappoint on return to north-west

International cricket returned to the North West of Ireland for the first time in eleven years on Thursday but the hosts were unable to deliver the result, or performance, the locals had waited for so long to see

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ed Joyce guided Sussex's reply

Ireland v UAE, Intercontinental Cup 2015-17, Dublin, 4th day

Joyce's record double blows UAE away

Ed Joyce's 231 starred in Ireland's convincing innings and 26-run win over UAE in their ICC Intercontinental Cup clash in Dublin

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George Dockrell appeals for one of his five wickets in the match

Ireland v UAE, Intercontinental Cup, Dublin, 3rd day

Dockrell leads Ireland closer to victory

Ireland bowled UAE out for 213, enforced the follow-on courtesy a whopping 279-run lead and George Dockrell's 4 for 93 brought the hosts one strike away from kicking off their defence of the Intercontinental Cup defence with a victory

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Craig Young will hope to add to some bite to Ireland's pace attack

Ireland v UAE, Intercontinental Cup, Dublin, 2nd day

Ireland eye big lead after seamers strike

Ireland tightened their grip over the Intercontinental Cup game against UAE in Dublin, seamers Craig Young and John Mooney chipping away at the visitors' batting to reduce them to 207 for 8 in pursuit of the hosts' massive total

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Ed Joyce made his sixth first-class hundred of the season

Ireland v UAE, Intercontinental Cup, Dublin, 1st day

Joyce double-ton puts Ireland in command

Ireland bossed the first day of their intercontinental Cup match against UAE as Ed Joyce struck his third first-class double-century and Paul Stirling racked up a ninth ton of his own