Former New Zealand pacer-turned-commentator Simon Doull reckons that getting Test status is the worst thing to have happened to Ireland cricket. As per Doull, Ireland cricket was at its peak when their players were featuring in county cricket on a regular basis.
India hammered Ireland by 33 runs in the second T20I of the three-match series at The Village in Dublin on Sunday, August 20. With the triumph, the visitors claimed the series 2-0. Sent into bat after losing the toss, the Men in Blue notched up 185/5 in their 20 overs and then held the hosts to 152/8.
Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah impressed with figures of 2/24 on comeback as the Men in Blue beat Ireland by 2 runs (DLS) method in the first T20I in Malahide, Dublin (The Village) on Friday, August 18. India bowled first after winning the toss and held Ireland to 139/7. They were 47/2 in 6.5 overs in the chase when rain ended the match, with India just ahead of the DLS par score
Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah will be making a much-awaited international comeback when the Men in Blue take on Ireland in a three-match T20I series starting Friday, August 18. The 29-year-old has not played a single match for India since September 2022. He had been struggling with a back injury for the past many months and even underwent surgery for the same in March in New Zealand.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors have named the Indian squad for the three-match T20I series against Ireland. Pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who has been away from the game due to a back injury, makes a much awaited comeback and has also been named captain for the short series. The 29-year-old last turned out for India in a T20I against Australia in September 2022.
New Zealand beat Ireland by 35 runs in match number 37 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Adelaide Oval on Friday, November 4. Later in the day, they became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
Australia beat Ireland by 42 runs in match number 31 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Gabba in Brisbane on Monday, October 31. Batting first after losing the toss in the Group 1 Super 12 game, the Aussies posted an impressive 179 for 5 on the board in their 20 overs. Aaron Finch led from the front with 63 off 44 balls, while Marcus Stoinis contributed 35 in 25 balls. In response, Ireland were held to 137 all out in 18.1 overs.
Ireland stunned England by five runs via the D/L method in match number 20 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Wednesday, October 26. Bowling first after winning the toss in the Group 1 Super 12 clash, England held Ireland to 157 all out. However, their batting disappointed again. They were 105 for 5 after 14.3 overs when rain forced the game to an end. Ireland were declared winners, being ahead on the DLS score.
Sri Lanka defeated Ireland by nine wickets in Match number 15 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Sunday, October 23. Ireland batted first after winning the toss, but only managed to put up 128/8 on the board. Sri Lanka then got home in the chase in 15 overs.