Ireland ended England's World Cup honeymoon in dramatic style on Wednesday, bowling out the host nation for a derisory 85 on the first day at Lord's as they eyed one of the biggest shocks in Test history
Ireland have the chance to pull off one of the biggest upsets in Test history after another England batting collapse on Thursday set the scene for a thrilling finish at Lord’s.
Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of the year to stand 5.8% higher than a year ago and put the European Union’s best-performing economy in a strong position ahead of a potential Brexit shock.
“This idea that Britain can get there first is narrow minded thinking, frankly. It’s a perverse nationalism when actually Britain and the EU should work together as partners,” he said in an interview with The Times newspaper.
The UAE defeated Ireland in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the series. But the next two games were cancelled because of some of the UAE players were found coronavirus positive and were send into isolation.
Another Paul Stirling century went in vain as Afghanistan spinners Rashid Khan starred in the final ODI to hand their side a 36-run victory. With the 3-0 series sweep over Ireland, Afghanistan have claimed 30 points as they climb up the ICC Cricket
In June, during the height of the COVID-19 crisis, Ireland got a new coalition government. It did not receive much attention in the UK media, but it’s a climate game-changer for the Irish and British Isles.
Ireland-born Morgan scored a century of his own as England set the visitors an imposing victory target of 329 at the Rose Bowl but he sat out the second innings because of a minor groin injury.
Rahmat Shah smashed an unbeaten 103 to steer Afghanistan to well-deserved seven-wicket victory over Ireland in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.