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Bring on England, says Virat Kohli after Ireland rout

DUBLIN: Virat Kohli is happy that India are well prepared to take on in-form England when their much-awaited series starts on Tuesday with the first of three Twenty20 Internationals. India completed the formality of a 2-0 win in Ireland on Friday with their biggest ever T20 victory, by 143 runs. ...

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Rohit Sharma fires India to easy win over Ireland in first T20

DUBLIN: India warmed up for their tour of England with a routine 76-run victory over Ireland in Dublin on Wednesday in their 100th-ever T20 game. Virat Kohli’s side were given the perfect preparation for more onerous tasks later on their tour when they made the most of warm conditions to ...

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Amir likely to be rested for Zimbabwe series

Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested from at least one portion of Pakistan’s upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. ESPNcricinfo understands the fast bowler asked to be rested after the tour of Ireland, England and Scotland. It is possible he may miss the entire trip in a bid to be fresh ...

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Pakistan beat Ireland by five wickets in historic Test

DUBLIN: Ireland eventually succumbed to defeat in their inaugural Test match against Pakistan on Tuesday. Ireland had lost centurion Kevin O’Brien to the first ball he faced on the final day of their historic Test. The unbeaten 118 O’Brien made on Monday raised hopes of the Irish drawing, or even ...

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Historic O’Brien hundred fuels Ireland comeback

DUBLIN: Ireland fought back during the second half of day four of their first ever Test match after a historic, career – defining century from Kevin O’Brien rescued the hosts from the brink. The red-haired veteran put on 114 runs with Stuart Thompson to not only make Pakistan bat again ...

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Shadab, Faheem revive Pakistan in Ireland’s inaugural Test

DUBLIN: Shadab Khan and debutant Faheem Ashraf both scored maiden Test fifties as Pakistan fought back in Ireland’s inaugural Test match in Dublin on Saturday. Pakistan were 268 for six when bad light and then rain brought the second day at Malahide to a premature close. Shadab, in just his ...

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Rain wipes out Day 1 of Ireland’s test debut vs Pakistan

DUBLIN: Ireland had a wet welcome to test cricket on Friday with the opening day of its inaugural one-off match against Pakistan completely wiped out by bad weather. The Irish will become the 11th nation to play the longest format, yet heavy overnight showers and further light rain and strong ...

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Apple fells plans for Ireland data centre over trees

US tech giant Apple announced it had shelved plans to build an 850-million-euro ($1.0-billion) data centre in Ireland over a court battle with conservationists seeking to preserve a forest. “Several years ago we applied to build a data centre at Athenry. Despite our best efforts, delays in the approval process ...

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Moment of Irish delight ahead of historic first Test

DUBLIN: An unlikely venue at Malahide in Dublin will witness history when Ireland play their first Test match against the visiting Pakistan team from Friday. It has taken 18 years for a new Test playing nation to emerge after Bangladesh, who faced India in their debut Test way back in ...

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PCB to invite Ireland to tour Pakistan

MANCHESTER: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is interested in inviting the Ireland cricket team to tour Pakistan later this year. Ireland are set to play their first-ever Test against Pakistan, which will start from May 11 in Dublin. PCB chairman Najam Sethi will be present at the venue for the ...

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