Friday, 20 September 2019

Tag Archives: Ireland

No deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill: Boris Johnson

BIARRITZ – Boris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: “It’s not a threat. It’s a reality.” Speaking to broadcasters as he prepared to meet the European council president, Donald Tusk, at ...

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Ireland lead England by 122 after bowling hosts out for 85

MANCHESTER: Andrew Balbirnie top-scored for Ireland with 55 – the only 50 on either side so far in the match – with pacemen Sam Curran, Olly Stone and Stuart Broad taking three wickets apiece for England. There was time for just one more over in the day’s play when Ireland ...

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Ireland set for landmark Lord’s Test against England

LONDON: Ireland’s march to becoming a fully fledged member of cricket’s elite will reach another important staging post when they play their first Test against England at Lord’s on Wednesday. The Irish men’s side only made their Test debut last year, suffering a final day defeat by Pakistan in Dublin ...

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Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

BELFAST: Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of Ireland to draw the one-day international series on Tuesday. Afghanistan were put in to bat by the hosts in Belfast and Shahzad made them pay with his 87-ball century. Together with ...

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Windies’ ODI record 365-run opening stand sets up Ireland win

DUBLIN: West Indies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope shattered the record for the highest first-wicket partnership in a one-day international with a stand of 365 as their side thrashed Ireland by 196 runs in Dublin on Sunday. Campbell made 179 and Hope 170 in an eventual total of 381 ...

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England bowl Ireland for 198

DUBLIN: Jofra Archer celebrated his international debut with a wicket and a sharp catch as England bowled Ireland out for 198 in their one-off ODI. Archer’s wicket was a gem, ending a decent knock by Ireland debutant Mark Adair – who scored 32 off 30 balls in an attempt to ...

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Bangladesh call Farhad, Taskin for tri-series

DHAKA: Injury-hit Bangladesh added all-rounder Farhad Reza and pace bowler Taskin Ahmed to their squad for a three-nation tournament in Ireland in May to prepare for the World Cup. Taskin in particular will be cover for key bowler Rubel Hossain, who has been suffering from a side injury, and fast ...

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Ireland, Scotland, Holland launch European T20 cricket league

LONDON: The cricket boards of Scotland, Netherlands and Ireland have reached an agreement to form a new European Twenty20 league that will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 22 this year, the three boards said in a joint statement. The tournament has been developed in consultation with the International ...

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Naib stars as Afghanistan down Ireland in 1st ODI

DEHRADUN: Gulbadin Naib starred with both bat and ball as Afghanistan outplayed Ireland by five wickets in the first one-day international. Naib took two wickets to help dismiss Ireland for 161 and then struck a crucial 46 as Afghanistan achieved their target in 41.5 overs in the north Indian city ...

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