Cricket

  • 15 October 2014

    Scotland's World Cup-bound cricketers suffered a thrilling yet heartbreaking defeat to an experienced New Zealand XI in Lincoln as they lost out by just a single run.

  • 11 September 2014

    The umbrellas in the crowd at Malahide were to ward off the sun rather than the usual September rain, but it was Ireland captain Kevin O'Brien who was left wiping away the sweat beads as his side repelled a Scotland fightback to secure a three-wicket victory in yesterday's second one-day international.

  • 10 September 2014

    Grant Bradburn, the Scotland coach, is likely to make two changes to his starting line-up for the second one-day international against Ireland at Malahide today.

  • 9 September 2014

    As Kevin O'Brien walked to the pavilion after Ireland's seven-wicket win over Scotland in the first one-day international at Malahide CC, the winning captain acknowledged the ripple of applause from the 200-strong crowd for his half-century.