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Tag Archives: Ireland

For your eyes only

With all the ICC’s talk about the sheer importance of the Intercontinental cup, the walk (as assen here) is something entirely different. With the tournament onec again being rejigged. A whole new division created for the associates ranked 8-12? in the recent World Cup qualifiers), space being made for Zimbabwe’s attempts to justify a return [...]

The axe has fallen

A blog by Andruid The long journey to determine which four associates will take their place among the greats of the game is finally over. Ireland, Canada, Kenya and The Netherlands booked their ticckets to India in the last round of the Super 8s. Also winning out were Scotland and Afghanistan who earned ODI status [...]

Half Caste Cricketer

A blog by Andruid Though it went largely unnoticed in many circles, yesterday’s inclusion in the preliminary England 30 for the upcoming T20 World Cup, of one Eoin Morgan despite being the centrepiece of Ireland’s current batting line up looks certainly to raise more furore over the one-sidedness of the relationship between Full members of [...]

World Cup Qualifiers: almost there…almost

A blog by Andruid After going through several legs of World Cricket league in all sorts of varying locations, from the little island of Jersey in the English Channel to the sunny savannahs of Tanzania, the bandwagon to determine which 4 lowly Associates will dine at the High table of the ICC’s Cricket World Cup [...]

On Test Status and Full Membership

A blog by Andruid on Bangladesh: This morning Bangladesh take to the field against South Africa in an attempt  to gain only their second ever win in the test arena in 50? attempts. If things take to their normal course it is likely that not only will that attempt fail miserably but so will the [...]

Meaningful Victory?

A blog by Andruid After One year of sweat and toil in locations all over the cricketing world, and some scarily close moments along the line, Ireland finally claimed their third consecutive Intercontinental Cup  with a 9 wicket win over a very stubborn Namibia in the final in South Africa. With that they moved further [...]

  Almost a year to the day Ireland backed by their ‘Blarney army’ attempted to turn the world of cricket on its head when they sent home the mighty Pakistan from the cricket world cup, the Irish were once again on the cricket field. However unlike the overwhelming media coverage and the attention that surrounded [...]

More than another meaningless ODI series

    A look at Ireland’s tour to Bangladesh When Ireland rock up in Bangladesh later this month to engage the world’s lowest ranked Test team in a series of 3 ODI matches not may people will take much attention to the action on the field fro various reasons including that their will be the [...]