Intercontinental Cup 2015-17
Murtagh tops and tails Hong Kong Murtagh tops and tails Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ11:04 amZZZZ
Tim Murtagh topped and tailed the Hong Kong second innings in Belfast yesterday to bowl Ireland to a 70-run victory and send the defending champions 19 points clear at the top of the InterContinental Cup after four of seven matches.
Job done for Ireland Job done for Ireland ( ) ZZZZ7:19 pmZZZZ
THEY didn’t make it easy for themselves but the sun shone all day for Ireland to complete a seventh straight win in the Intercontinental Cup and seal another maximum points victory to consolidate their position at the top of the table.
Ireland end Hong Kong resistance Ireland end Hong Kong resistance ( ) ZZZZ5:59 pmZZZZ
Ireland maintained their 100% Intercontinental Cup record at Stormont on Friday with a solid 70-run win over Hong Kong despite a defiant century from the visitors' Nizakat Khan.
Ireland on course to beat Hong Kong Ireland on course to beat Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ4:26 pmZZZZ
Ireland will be relying on some help from above at Stormont as they bid to complete a fourth straight victory in this year's Intercontinental Cup.
Ireland stay on top despite rain curtailed third day Ireland stay on top despite rain curtailed third day ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
IRELAND remain on top against Hong Kong in their InterContinental Cup clash at Stormont despite 45 overs being lost in the day due to a combination of rain and bad light on a stop-start day.
Dockrell helps Ireland gain vital lead Dockrell helps Ireland gain vital lead ( ) ZZZZ2:44 pmZZZZ
George Dockrell stuck to his task on a tough day in Belfast and was rewarded with three late wickets as Ireland grabbed a first innings lead of 79 runs against Hong Kong to ensure the defending champions will move back to the top of the InterContinental Cup table.
Ireland made to battle Ireland made to battle ( ) ZZZZ2:39 pmZZZZ
HONG Kong kept Ireland in the field for more than 100 overs but the Intercontinental Cup holders secured a first-innings lead of 79 to regain top spot in the table which will decide which team goes through to the Test Match challenge in 2018.
Ireland gain first innings points against stubborn Hong Kong Ireland gain first innings points against stubborn Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ7:11 pmZZZZ
Ireland have seized the initiative on Day 2 of their Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong at Stormont after William Porterfield's men bowled the visitors out for 237 just before the close.
Ireland made to battle against Hong Kong Ireland made to battle against Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ1:40 pmZZZZ
Ireland did not have it all their own way on the opening day of their Intercontinental Cup clash with Hong Kong at Stormont as William Porterfield and Gary Wilson both just missed out on centuries.
Wilson and Porterfield give Ireland advantage over Hong Kong Wilson and Porterfield give Ireland advantage over Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ7:13 pmZZZZ
Gary Wilson and William Porterfield gave Ireland a solid start to their crucial four-day game against Hong Kong at Stormont on Tuesday as John Bracewell's charges eyed the chance to go top of the Intercontinental Cup table
Test cricket the main goal for Porterfield Test cricket the main goal for Porterfield ( ) ZZZZ2:15 pmZZZZ
Ireland captain William Porterfield was forced to watch his Warwickshire team-mates play their Royal London Cup semi-final on television yesterday but he is happy to make the sacrifice to help his international colleagues reach the Test match arena.
Scotland and UAE share points in washout Scotland and UAE share points in washout ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
Scotland and the UAE took 7 points each from their washed-out Intercontinental Cup clash
Rain arrives on day two of Scotland vs UAE Rain arrives on day two of Scotland vs UAE ( ) ZZZZ10:40 pmZZZZ
As expected, the elements were the only winners on the second day of Scotland's Intercontinental cup match against the UAE.
UAE stage fightback on day one as washout looms UAE stage fightback on day one as washout looms ( ) ZZZZ10:54 pmZZZZ
Shaiman Anwar and Rameez Shahzad helped the UAE recover from early wickets against Scotland, but the weather looks likely to have the last word.
Rippon's Resistance cannot deny Afghanistan Rippon's Resistance cannot deny Afghanistan ( ) ZZZZ3:32 amZZZZ
Afghanistan delivered the Dutch a comprehensive drubbing, winning their I-Cup tie by an innings in two days despite the efforts of Michael Rippon.
Afghanistan take first innings lead as Dutch crumble on day one Afghanistan take first innings lead as Dutch crumble on day one ( ) ZZZZ10:06 pmZZZZ
Afghanistan's seamers bundled the Nethelands out for just 117 on day one of their Intercontinental Cup match in Voorburg,
Netherlands and Afghanistan attempt to go top Netherlands and Afghanistan attempt to go top ( ) ZZZZ10:56 amZZZZ
Top position in the Intercontinental Cup will be up for grabs when the Netherlands and Afghanistan meet at Voorburg on Friday.
Netherlands vs Afghanistan Preview Netherlands vs Afghanistan Preview ( ) ZZZZ8:26 pmZZZZ
Tomorrow sees the Netherlands welcome Afghanistan to Voorburg for a much-anticipated 4-day Intercontinental Cup clash.
Netherlands v Afghanistan: How they line up Netherlands v Afghanistan: How they line up ( ) ZZZZ8:16 pmZZZZ
How the sides line up for tomorrow's Intercontinental Cup clash between the Netherlands and Afghanistan
Netherlands Afghanistan Preview Netherlands Afghanistan Preview ( ) ZZZZ7:52 pmZZZZ
Tomorrow sees the Netherlands welcome Afghanistan to Voorburg for a much-anticipated 4-day Intercontinental Cup clash.
Squads for I-Cup and WCLC fixtures against Afghanistan and Nepal announced Squads for I-Cup and WCLC fixtures against Afghanistan and Nepal announced ( ) ZZZZ7:16 pmZZZZ
Selections for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup match against Afghanistan and WCLC fixtures against Nepal see a call-up for Shane Snater and a recall for Tim Gruijters.
Ireland complete victory over PNG Ireland complete victory over PNG ( ) ZZZZ6:40 amZZZZ
IRELAND’S quest for Test status moved a step closer after they completed a 145 run win on the final day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash against a determined Papua New Guinea side in Townsville.
Ireland stay in control against PNG Ireland stay in control against PNG ( ) ZZZZ9:26 amZZZZ
A CENTURY stand between Kevin O'Brien and Andy McBrine has put Ireland in a strong position going into the final day of their InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
Ireland on top despite Vala century Ireland on top despite Vala century ( ) ZZZZ9:15 amZZZZ
IRELAND remain in the ascendancy after the second day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
O'Brien gives Ireland slight advantage over PNG O'Brien gives Ireland slight advantage over PNG ( ) ZZZZ9:12 amZZZZ
NIALL O'BRIEN'S half century has given Ireland a slight advantage after the first day of the InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
Injured Thompson to miss PNG clash Injured Thompson to miss PNG clash ( ) ZZZZ11:43 amZZZZ
IRELAND will be without Stuart Thompson for their ICC InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea this weekend.
Joyce and O'Brien motivated by Irish Test status goal Joyce and O'Brien motivated by Irish Test status goal ( ) ZZZZ6:08 amZZZZ
IRELAND'S quest for Test status continues this weekend as they play their third match in the ICC InterContinental Cup against Papua New Guinea in Townsville.
Rankin relishing Ireland return Rankin relishing Ireland return ( ) ZZZZ5:55 amZZZZ
BOYD RANKIN will return to competitive action with Ireland this weekend - four years after his last appearance during the 2012 T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
Hong Kong and Scotland share points at wintry washout Hong Kong and Scotland share points at wintry washout ( ) ZZZZ12:33 amZZZZ
Hong Kong and Scotland took 10 points each as wintry conditions at Mong Kok prevented any play for the fourth day running.
Netherlands break Emirati resistance to top the table Netherlands break Emirati resistance to top the table ( ) ZZZZ6:11 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands recorded their first away I-Cup victory in 8 years, overcoming a third-day fightback from the UAE to go top of the table.
Third day of rain threatens wash-out at Mong Kok Third day of rain threatens wash-out at Mong Kok ( ) ZZZZ4:43 pmZZZZ
The third day of Scotland's Intercontinental Cup tie against Hong Kong again saw no play.
Day two a dead loss for Hong Kong and Scotland Day two a dead loss for Hong Kong and Scotland ( ) ZZZZ12:35 amZZZZ
There was again no play on the second scheduled day of Hong Kong's Intercontinental Cup tie against Scotland.
Anwar digs in on day two to hold off Dutch Anwar digs in on day two to hold off Dutch ( ) ZZZZ2:47 pmZZZZ
Shaiman Anwar's rearguard century denies the Netherlands a two-day victory, but the Dutch remain on top and Abu Dhabi.
No play on first day at sodden Mong Kok No play on first day at sodden Mong Kok ( ) ZZZZ11:03 amZZZZ
A wet outfield and persistently gloomy conditions prevented any play on the first day of Hong Kong's Intercontinental Cup tie against Scotland.
Mommsen looks forward to historic clash. Mommsen looks forward to historic clash. ( ) ZZZZ10:28 amZZZZ
PRESTON Mommsen insisted his side are intent on kick-starting their Intercontinental Cup campaign when they take part in an historic clash with Hong Kong over the next four days.
Dutch dominant on day one at Abu Dhabi Dutch dominant on day one at Abu Dhabi ( ) ZZZZ1:40 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands dominated the first day of the Intercontinental Cup match against the UAE at Abu Dhabi, bowling their hosts out for 164 and putting on 158-3 before stumps.
Ireland name full strength squad for PNG Ireland name full strength squad for PNG ( ) ZZZZ4:01 pmZZZZ
Ireland have named a full strength squad for their upcoming ICC InterContinental Cup clash with Papua New Guinea next month.
Ireland face Papua New Guinea in Townsville Ireland face Papua New Guinea in Townsville ( ) ZZZZ8:44 amZZZZ
The ICC has announced the third round schedule of the Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket League Championship.
Afghanistan win after see-saw contest Afghanistan win after see-saw contest ( ) ZZZZ8:30 amZZZZ
Afghanistan beat Papua New Guinea in a see-saw Intercontinental Cup match.
Big win for Hong Kong as UAE collapse on final day Big win for Hong Kong as UAE collapse on final day ( ) ZZZZ10:50 amZZZZ
Hong Kong get their first Intercontinental Cup win after beating the UAE in Dubai.
Ireland power to top of the table Ireland power to top of the table ( ) ZZZZ9:00 amZZZZ
The reigning champions open up a 14-point gap at the top of the Intercontinental Cup table after defeating Namibia by an innings and 107 runs.
Ireland complete innings victory Ireland complete innings victory ( ) ZZZZ10:54 amZZZZ
IRELAND moved to the top of the InterContinental Cup table after completing an innings win over Namibia in Windhoek.
Murtagh blitz takes Ireland to the brink of victory Murtagh blitz takes Ireland to the brink of victory ( ) ZZZZ7:47 pmZZZZ
TIM MURTAGH’S new ball burst took Ireland to the brink of an innings victory, but a determined rear-guard action late in the evening by Namibia ensured their InterContinental Cup game went into a final day in Windhoek.
Joyce and Porterfield put Ireland in command in Windhoek Joyce and Porterfield put Ireland in command in Windhoek ( ) ZZZZ3:36 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce and William Porterfield both scored centuries as Ireland completely dominated the second day of their InterContinental Cup clash with Namibia in Windhoek.
Namibian fight-back frustrates Ireland Namibian fight-back frustrates Ireland ( ) ZZZZ4:50 pmZZZZ
Ireland will be the happier of the two teams despite a stubborn last wicket stand at the end of the first day in Windhoek.
Ireland and Namibia eye top spot Ireland and Namibia eye top spot ( ) ZZZZ11:49 amZZZZ
Namibia and Ireland go head to head in their Intercontinental Cup match in Windhoek.
Borren wins it for the Dutch Borren wins it for the Dutch ( ) ZZZZ12:24 amZZZZ
Still in the balance at lunch on the final day, the Intercontinental Cup match in Voorburg was decided in just five overs after the interval.
Outcome hangs in the balance at Westvliet Outcome hangs in the balance at Westvliet ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
The Dutch took first-innings points on Thursday, but a series of fightbacks by both attacks and some less than impressive batting left Scotland needing 149 for the win and the Netherlands needing seven wickets.
The Dutch strike back to end second day on top The Dutch strike back to end second day on top ( ) ZZZZ12:50 amZZZZ
After having been dismissed for 210 by Scotland, a fine display of bowling by the Netherlands reduced their visitors to 35 for six by the close.
Weather the only winner at Voorburg Weather the only winner at Voorburg ( ) ZZZZ3:44 pmZZZZ
No play was possible on the opening day of the Intercontinental Cup match between the Netherlands and Scotland.
Netherlands and Scotland announce I-Cup squads Netherlands and Scotland announce I-Cup squads ( ) ZZZZ3:03 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands and Scotland squads for next week's Intercontinental Cup fixture at Voorburg have been announced
Scotland squad for Netherlands announced Scotland squad for Netherlands announced ( ) ZZZZ1:04 pmZZZZ
The Scottish selectors have announced their squad to compete in the ICC Intercontinental Cup fixture in Voorburg against the Netherlands (8-11 September).
Vala and Dai steer PNG to debut victory Vala and Dai steer PNG to debut victory ( ) ZZZZ11:40 pmZZZZ
Papua New Guinea bested the Dutch on day three of their first Intercontinental Cup match, courtesy and exemplary century from Asad Vala.
PNG hit back on sea-saw second day PNG hit back on sea-saw second day ( ) ZZZZ8:35 pmZZZZ
The Netherland's Intercontinental Cup match against Papua New Guinea looks likely to be decided tomorrow after 16 more wickets fell on day two.
Dutch on top as wickets tumble on day one Dutch on top as wickets tumble on day one ( ) ZZZZ8:55 pmZZZZ
The Netherlands had the best of the first day of their Intercontinental Cup tie against Papua New Guinea, despite being bowled out in two sessions.
Ireland win at a canter Ireland win at a canter ( ) ZZZZ12:03 amZZZZ
Ireland needed just four deliveries to wrap up an innings-and-26-run victory in the first match of their ICup campaign.
Scotland secure winning draw Scotland secure winning draw ( ) ZZZZ7:51 amZZZZ
Preston Mommsen praised his weather-weary troops after they claimed a moral victory in their rain-jinxed I-Cup clash with Afghanistan.
Scotland on top in Stirling Scotland on top in Stirling ( ) ZZZZ7:43 amZZZZ
Scotland dodged the showers to put themselves in with an excellent chance of claiming the first innings bonus points from their I-Cup clash with Afghanistan.
Scotland seize the initiative Scotland seize the initiative ( ) ZZZZ8:52 pmZZZZ
Scotland took the initiative on the third day reducing Afghanistan to 96 for 8 to lead by 137 runs as the match goes into the final day.
Ireland on verge of victory against UAE Ireland on verge of victory against UAE ( ) ZZZZ7:33 pmZZZZ
IRELAND are just one wicket away from clinching a convincing win against the UAE after the third day of their ICC InterContinental Cup clash at Malahide.
Scotland falter after steady start Scotland falter after steady start ( ) ZZZZ6:11 amZZZZ
Scotland's hopes of launching their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a crucial victory suffered with the loss of late wickets.
Young keeps Ireland in charge Young keeps Ireland in charge ( ) ZZZZ4:56 pmZZZZ
CRAIG Young kept Ireland in control of their Intercontinental Cup match in Malahide with three wickets despite an impressive UAE comeback.
Late wickets give Afghanistan the edge Late wickets give Afghanistan the edge ( ) ZZZZ8:34 pmZZZZ
Late wickets swung the game in Afghanistan’s favour as Scotland stuttered on the second day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup campaign in Stirling.
Record breaking Joyce stars as Ireland dominate UAE Record breaking Joyce stars as Ireland dominate UAE ( ) ZZZZ7:29 pmZZZZ
Ed Joyce scored a mammoth unbeaten 229 as Ireland finished a record breaking first day on 420 for 3 against the UAE at Malahide in their ICC InterContinental Cup clash.