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'We need to get a volume of cricket into our young players'

Jul 3, 2018: Ireland have Test status and will play 13 matches over the next five years. What will their priorities be?

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

John Mooney's Test debut with Afghanistan

Jun 11, 2018: He missed out on one with Ireland but will enjoy every bit of the one he gets with his new team

Nagraj Gollapudi

Ireland news

Wilson takes over Ireland T20I captaincy from Porterfield

Jun 6, 2018: William Porterfield has stepped aside to focus on leading the Test and ODI teams

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Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide

Kimber: After the dream, the reality for Ireland

May 13, 2018: Ed Joyce, William Porterfield and Niall O'Brien have waited most of their professional career for a chance at Test cricket: their first innings were done inside eight overs

Jarrod Kimber at Malahide

Ireland v Pakistan, Only Test, Malahide

A lot of people have devoted their lives to make this happen - Porterfield

May 10, 2018: The Ireland captain chose the eve of their maiden Test match to reflect on the efforts of everyone who had worked towards this moment

Adam Collins

Ireland v Pakistan, only Test, Malahide

Ireland bank on pace for debut Test against Pakistan

May 4, 2018: Ireland have named a 14-man squad for the one-off Test against Pakistan that begins next Friday

Danyal Rasool

Afghanistan v Ireland, World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

'The Associates don't know what's going to happen to them' - Porterfield

Mar 23, 2018: Ireland's captain says his Full Member team are the lucky ones, as he sympathises with the Associates who missed out on the World Cup

Liam Brickhill in Harare

Ireland v United Arab Emirates, ICC World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

Stirling-Porterfield record stand razes UAE

Mar 12, 2018: Kevin O'Brien, Body Rankin and Simi Singh also made significant contributions to Ireland's massive 226-run DLS win

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Ireland v PNG, World Cup Qualifiers, Harare

Ireland get past PNG despite Ura brilliance

Mar 6, 2018: Tony Ura, the Papua New Guinea opener, hit 151 off 142 balls. The rest of his team managed 74 among them

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Ireland news

Ireland opt for experience in World Cup qualifying squad

Jan 26, 2018: Stuart Poynter and Jacob Mulder are the only two players from the recent UAE tri-series to miss out on the 15-man squad for the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe in March

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UAE v Ireland, tri-series, Dubai

Porterfield, Balbirnie centuries hand UAE second defeat in tri-series

Jan 13, 2018: A 201-run second-wicket stand, built around centuries from William Porterfield and Andy Balbirnie, followed by a four-wicket haul from Kevin O'Brien, set up Ireland's 67-run triumph over the hosts

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Afghanistan v Ireland, 1st ODI, Sharjah

Mujeeb ready for this stage - Ahmadzai

Dec 6, 2017: Afghanistan's teenage offspinner Mujeeb Zadran picked up 4 for 24 on his international debut, and the side's coach Raees Ahmadzai explained that he was given a debut after recent successes with the U-19 side and his work in the nets

Peter Della Penna in Sharjah

England v Ireland, 1st ODI, Bristol

Porterfield calls on Ireland to 'get fired up' for Lord's

May 5, 2017: William Porterfield said his side need to "park the game and leave it in Bristol" after they were heavily beaten in the first ODI against England

Andrew McGlashan in Bristol

Afghanistan v Ireland, 1st ODI, Greater Noida

Dawlat, Rashid fire Afghanistan to fighting win

Mar 15, 2017: Dawlat Zadran and Rashid Khan took four wickets each as Ireland faltered from a dominant position in a chase of 293 to concede the first ODI to Afghanistan by 30 runs

The Report by Akshay Gopalakrishnan

UAE v Ireland, 2nd ODI, Dubai

Porterfield, Balbirnie fifties lead rout of UAE

Mar 4, 2017: Half-centuries from captain William Porterfield and Andy Balbirnie helped Ireland ace their chase of 203 and secure the two-match series against UAE in Dubai

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United Arab Emirates v Ireland, 1st ODI, Dubai

Porterfield, spinners set up rout of UAE

Mar 2, 2017: William Porterfield and the spinners helped Ireland thrash United Arab Emirates by 85 runs in the first ODI in Dubai

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South Africa v Ireland, only ODI, Benoni

Porterfield wants good cricket for 100 overs

Sep 24, 2016: After big defeats in their previous three ODIs against full member nations, Ireland captain William Porterfield chose to reflect on the positives on the eve of their only ODI against South Africa

Firdose Moonda

Ireland v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Dublin

Ireland hope to add to Pakistan's World Cup worries

Aug 17, 2016: Azhar Ali has little more than a year to turn Pakistan's one-day fortunes around and ensure they won't have to face the World Cup Qualifiers

Tim Wigmore in Dublin

Warwickshire v Northamptonshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Edgbaston

Hain-Porterfield stand downs Northants

Jul 26, 2016: An opening stand of 180 from Sam Hain and William Porterfield powered Warwickshire to an eight-wicket Royal London Cup victory over Northamptonshire at Edgbaston

ECB Reporters Network

Ireland v Afghanistan, 4th ODI, Belfast

Controversial Joyce run-out mars Afghanistan win

Jul 17, 2016: Rashid Khan belted 60 off 44 balls to rescue Afghanistan from 109 for 6 to 229, and then returned 4 for 21 in eight overs to dismiss Ireland for 150

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