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England vs Ireland: Visitors announce 14-man squad for opening match of three-ODI series
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England vs Ireland: Visitors announce 14-man squad for opening match of three-ODI series

Andrew Balbirnie will captain the Ireland side, while Paul Stirling will be his deputy.

The Heist: From Laxman-Dravid's Eden miracle to Kenya's historic win over West Indies, a look at cricket's greatest jailbreaks
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The Heist: From Laxman-Dravid's Eden miracle to Kenya's historic win over West Indies, a look at cricket's greatest jailbreaks

As Part 4 of the lockdown gets underway, we at Firstpost, have compiled the greatest cricketing heists that are worth re-watching.

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Kevin O'Brien scripts dramatic Super Over victory in third T20I as visitors end tour on high note
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Kevin O'Brien scripts dramatic Super Over victory in third T20I as visitors end tour on high note

With this win, Ireland gained a consolidation win, but the series went on Afghanistan as they had won the opening two matches of the series.

West Indies vs Ireland: Sheldon Cottrell six seals one-wicket win for Windies as hosts take unassailable 2-0 lead in ODI series
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West Indies vs Ireland: Sheldon Cottrell six seals one-wicket win for Windies as hosts take unassailable 2-0 lead in ODI series

In a nail-biting encounter, West Indies eked out a narrow one-wicket win over a spirited Ireland in the second ODI

England vs Ireland: Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad power Joe Root and Co to 143-run victory in roller-coaster Test match
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England vs Ireland: Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad power Joe Root and Co to 143-run victory in roller-coaster Test match

Ireland, playing only their third Test, were chasing just 182 runs put up by England to complete what would have been one of the biggest upsets in cricket history

World Cup Memories: ‘Let’s have some fun’ — Kevin O’Brien reveals his secret while pummelling England in 2011
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World Cup Memories: ‘Let’s have some fun’ — Kevin O’Brien reveals his secret while pummelling England in 2011

Kevin's first memories of a World Cup were visiting Castle Avenue, Dublin to watch the 1999 match between Bangladesh and West Indies with his friend, which in his own words was a ‘great experience’. 12 years down the line, he was creating history out in the middle on that humid March night at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, smashing the fastest century in the history of the World Cup.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From Ricky Ponting's marauding 140 to MS Dhoni's memorable 91, top 10 knocks from showpiece event
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From Ricky Ponting's marauding 140 to MS Dhoni's memorable 91, top 10 knocks from showpiece event

There is no greater stage in world cricket than the World Cup. Stars may be born year in, year out, but this is where legends are created and we have had the privilege of witnessing some great knocks over the 11 editions. Here, we bring you the top 10 knocks in World up history.

Ireland vs West Indies: Sunil Ambris' first ODI hundred helps visitors complete their highest successful run chase in five-wicket win
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Ireland vs West Indies: Sunil Ambris' first ODI hundred helps visitors complete their highest successful run chase in five-wicket win

Sunil Ambris' first one-day international hundred saw the West Indies complete their highest successful ODI run chase as they beat Ireland by five wickets.

Highlights, Ireland vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI of tri-series Full Cricket Score: Match washed out, teams share spoils
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Highlights, Ireland vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI of tri-series Full Cricket Score: Match washed out, teams share spoils

Follow ball-by-ball commentary and LIVE scorecard of the third ODI of the tri-series between Ireland and Bangladesh being played in Dublin

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Afghans record maiden Test victory after beating Ireland by seven wickets in Dehradun
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Afghans record maiden Test victory after beating Ireland by seven wickets in Dehradun

Afghanistan were steered to their target by a 139-run partnership between Shah, who made 76, and debutant Janat, who hit an unbeaten 65.

Highlights, Afghanistan vs Ireland, only Test in Dehradun, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Afghans secure maiden victory
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Highlights, Afghanistan vs Ireland, only Test in Dehradun, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Afghans secure maiden victory

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the fourth day of the only Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts 118 more to win
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Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts 118 more to win

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the third day of the only Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 120
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Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 120

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the second day of the only Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 1, Full cricket score: Hosts trail by 82 runs
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Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 1, Full cricket score: Hosts trail by 82 runs

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the first day of the one-off Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

KL Rahul leaps to sixth position, Glenn Maxwell rises to third place after successful T20I series in ICC rankings
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KL Rahul leaps to sixth position, Glenn Maxwell rises to third place after successful T20I series in ICC rankings

Rahul, who made a successful comeback with scores of 47 and 50 in the just-concluded T20 series against Australia, jumped four rungs to the sixth position with 726 rating points.

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Kevin O'Brien says visitors were competitive in phases despite suffering T20I sweep
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Kevin O'Brien says visitors were competitive in phases despite suffering T20I sweep

With ICC T20 World Cup 2020 due in Australia, Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien said that his side has high ambitions in the shortest format.

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rashid Khan claims hat-trick as hosts sweep T20I series with 32-run win
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rashid Khan claims hat-trick as hosts sweep T20I series with 32-run win

Rashid Khan claimed a hat-trick to help Afghanistan to a 3-0 series sweep over Ireland after their convincing 32-run victory in the third Twenty20 international on Sunday.

2018 in the rearview mirror: From Virat Kohli's epic hundred at Centurion to Tom Latham's marathon double-century, top five Test innings
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2018 in the rearview mirror: From Virat Kohli's epic hundred at Centurion to Tom Latham's marathon double-century, top five Test innings

Here is a glance at some of the outrageous Test knocks that would go down in the upper echelons of Test match batting of 2018.

India vs Ireland: KL Rahul, spinners help visitors thrash Gary Wilson and Co by 143 runs to clinch series 2-0
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India vs Ireland: KL Rahul, spinners help visitors thrash Gary Wilson and Co by 143 runs to clinch series 2-0

India posted a massive 213 for four after being asked to take the first strike and then bundled out the hosts for a mere 70 in 12.3 overs.

India vs Ireland: Virat Kohli and Co look to start UK tour on a high; hosts hope to pull off upset
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India vs Ireland: Virat Kohli and Co look to start UK tour on a high; hosts hope to pull off upset

It is not to say that there is no chance of an upset, but most of that equation will be dependent on India’s focus on sterner tests ahead.